Canada to Ban Open-Net Pen Salmon Farming in British Columbia

June 20, 2024 Betsy Reed, The Guardian

Canada will ban open-net pen salmon farming in British Columbia coastal waters in five years, the government has announced, a decision that has been welcomed by environmental groups but opposed by the aquaculture industry.

ASC Hosts Discovery Tour to Showcase Responsible Salmon Farming in Norway

Over the four-day tour, 12 attendees from retailers and suppliers, including Sainsbury’s, Colruyt, Frais Embal, Highliner, Disney’s, Pescanova, Loblaws and E-mart, were welcomed to the facilities and farms of Leroy, Salmar and Mowi. The tour provides buyers with firsthand insight into salmon farming and demonstrates the role of ASC certification in responsible aquaculture.

$20,000 Perdue Grant Helps Fund New Diakonia Van to Provide Transportation for Homeless Shelter Residents and Veterans

June 20, 2024 Perdue Farms

The donation from Perdue’s charitable giving arm is part of the company’s Delivering Hope to Our Neighbors® initiative to build strong communities.

Maple Leaf Centre for Food Security Awards 4 Scholarships

June 20, 2024 Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Candidates are selected based on their academic standing, contribution to filling research gaps, and quality of the submission, including feasibility and methodological rigour.

Make 2025 a Gold Medal Season with Danziger

June 20, 2024 Danziger

Download Danziger’s 2025 catalog for a glimpse into the future of horticulture. In addition to all the gold medal new varieties for 2025, top performing best sellers and a stunning selection of new DuraBella Combinations; the catalog also offers expanded technical product pages including links to all propagation and finishing information. There is also a Breeder’s Choice selection with insider insights and tips for choosing the right plant for every program.