More wrasse than farmed salmon for Galway Bay.

According to the January 2014 issue of the Irish skipper, Marine Harvest in Galway bay are planning for to produce a lot of sea lice if they will need 40,000 wrasse. In the usual praise and hype to a valued client they state that “Marine Harvest has a policy of using natural methods insofar as …

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ANOTHER ICELANDIC VICTORY TO KEEP SALMON FARMS OUT

Orri Vigfusson writes. Today. NORTH ATLANTIC SALMON FUND WON FIRST ROUND – JUDGEMENT IN OUR FAVOUR – THE PROPOSED FISH FARM IS SUBJECT TO AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT. CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE CONCERNED. NOW FIGHT THEM ON THE EIS WHENEVER THEY PUBLISH ONE. HOPEFULLY THEY WILL CUT AND PASTE BIM’s ON GALWAY BAY AS IT IS …

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Fishy calculation by Minister Coveney

Thanks Ed for another good letter http://www.irishtimes.com/debate/letters/fishy-figures-1.1636689 Fishy figures Topics: Debate Letters Fri, Dec 27, 2013, 01:08 First published: Fri, Dec 27, 2013, 01:08 Sir – Despite Minister for the Marine, Simon Coveney’s reassurance, marine fishing opportunities worth €250 million (Home News, December 18th) are anything but “steady”. The value of seafish landings peaked at …

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Smoked farmed salmon are recalled amid listeria fears

Here’s how the national papers reported the listeria recall of farmed salmon. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/consumer/smoked-salmon-recalled-amid-listeria-fears-1.1634511 Smoked salmon recalled amid Listeria fears Smoked salmon products sold by a leading fish producer have been recalled after the presence of Listeria was detected in certain batches. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) issued the recall notice on batches of …

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WE NEED ANOTHER FOOD SCANDAL LIKE A HOLE IN THE HEAD

URGENT MEASURES NEEDED TO AVOID ANOTHER FOOD SCANDAL Farmed salmon products recalled amid Listeria fears FISSTA – The Federation of Irish Salmon and Seatrout Anglers have welcomed the intervention by the FSAI – Food Safety Authority of Ireland to recall a range of smoked salmon products sold by a leading fish producer after the presence …

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