Press Releases

Fishmeal for Farmed Shrimp in Thailand

1st March 2013
Following the UK Channel 4 broadcast of Hugh’s Fish Fight on February 28 2013, a programme presented by celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, IFFO members and other stakeholders should note the following.The programme featured, in part, the use of fine mesh nets to catch a wide range of...

Report from the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils

28th February 2013
23rd Session, Langkawi, Malaysia.Gretel Bescoby represented IFFO at the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils meeting held in Langkawi, Malaysia in February where the new proposed draft Codex standard for fish oils was discussed at great length. The CODEX ALIMENTARIUS sets international standards and...

Fishery discards and by-products

8th February 2013
Andrew Mallison, director General of IFFO The Marine Ingredients Organisation, welcomed this week’s vote in the European Parliament to ban discards of healthy fish. "The supply of fishmeal and fish oil is not meeting current demand," said Mallison, "and raw material that could be used to supply...

IFFO article - Fishmeal & Fish Oil and its Role in Sustainable Aquaculture

9th October 2012
IFFOs Technical Director Andrew Jackson was recently asked to contribute an article to the October edition of Aquafeed International. His article, entitled Fishmeal & fish oil and its role in sustainable aquaculture covered a number of topics including the IFFO RS, fishmeal as a strategic...

IFFO RS Scheme achieves ISO Guide 65 accreditation

4th October 2012
The Global Standard for Responsible Supply (RS) Certification Scheme belonging to IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Trade Organisation, has achieved International Organisation for Standardisation ISO Guide 65:1996 (EN45011) accreditation.ISO Guide 65 provides ‘general requirements for bodies operating...