Historic Measures Agreed Upon To Protect Indian Ocean Tuna

May 31, 2016 WWF-UK

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), responsible for managing nearly a quarter of the global tuna catch took a major step today by adopting much needed harvest control rules for skipjack tuna in the Indian Ocean. Of greater significance for the seafood industry were discussions on measures to address overfishing of yellowfin tuna stocks which resulted in agreed steps to reduce catches of one of the most important stocks managed by the IOTC.

Peter Redmond To Depart GAA, BAP

Peter Redmond, vice president of market development for the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, is leaving the organization following an eight-year stint in which BAP, the world’s leading third-party aquaculture certification program, grew tremendously.

SouthFresh Aquaculture Approaching Three-Star BAP Catfish

U.S.-based SouthFresh Aquaculture is one step closer to being eligible to offer three-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) catfish.

New Toolkit Helps Stores Promote The Power Of Protein To Shoppers

May 31, 2016 The Beef Checkoff

Your shoppers have an increased interest in protein and the nutrition of the food they purchase. That's why we've created the following materials for supermarket registered dietitians and store staff to promote the 30 Day Protein Challenge, a fun, step-by-step way to help shoppers get an optimal amount of protein from high-quality protein, like beef, throughout their day.

The Maschhoffs Takes Swift Action To Ensure Responsible & Humane Animal Care

May 31, 2016 The Maschhoffs

The Maschhoffs has zero tolerance for any abuse or intentional mistreatment of its pigs, and is dedicated to achieving high standards of care consistently and without exception at its farms. To that end, The Maschhoffs has taken swift action to address this situation and ensure all standards of animal care are being met across its network of sow farms. Specifically, the company: