Latest Best Aquaculture Practices Stories

2011-02-25 12:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, announced today a comprehensive, industry leading Sustainable Seafood Initiative, including a commitment to have 100 percent of its contracted fresh and frozen seafood certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) or Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) by 2015. Sodexo's Sustainable Seafood Initiative is part of Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan, the company's...

2010-06-09 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With global demand for seafood expected to jump 90 percent over the next 20 years, safe, responsible aquaculture will be essential to ensuring the sustainability of the world's oceans. As a leader in food safety, seafood sustainability and the use of sustainable aquaculture, Darden Restaurants applauds the recent announcement that the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program has been successfully...

2009-10-29 09:00:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Foodservice, one of the country's premier foodservice distributors, today announced a partnership with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) making the company the first broadline food distributor in the United States to offer its customers farm-raised seafood certified as sustainable under the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification logo. Initial offerings will include catfish, shrimp and tilapia. This is the second sustainable seafood...

2008-09-11 09:00:29

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (AMEX: HQS) ("HQS" or the "Company"), a leader in toxin-free integrated aquaculture and aquatic product processing including fish byproduct personal healthcare products with operations in Hainan, PRC, today announced that the Company is presenting a range of its Tilapia products branded under the "TiLoveYa" label and its "Omojo" Bio-health products at the 17th International World Food Expo in Moscow, September 23rd to the 26th, 2008. The 17th...

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