All Campbell River Mowi Salmon Farms Get ASC Certification

Mowi Canada West says all its salmon farms in the Campbell River area have reached the Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council: New Salmon Sea Lice Treatment Threshold Serves Industry Not Oceans

July 17, 2019 SeaChoice

The amendment to Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s parasiticide treatment index to manage sea lice allows a dramatic increase in the total number of chemical treatments permitted under the Salmon Standard — up to 350 per cent in some regions — and introduces the concept of ‘conditional’ certification.

ASC Response to SeaChoice Statement on Updates to the ASC Salmon Standard

“ASC welcomes constructive feedback from all its varied stakeholders, and notes that SeaChoice continues to consider ASC’s standards more rigorous than other aquaculture certifications. However, SeaChoice’s criticism of the latest changes to the ASC Salmon Standard includes misleading inaccuracies and seeks to pre-emptively undermine the progress that will be made in addressing sealice with the new approach.”

ASC Releases Revisions to Freshwater Trout Standard and Salmon Standard

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Salmon Standard and Freshwater Trout Standard have been updated following a rigorous multi-stakeholder, science-based review process, as part of ASC’s ongoing commitment to continuously improve standards and adapt to changes in the industry.

Nova Austral Announces Leadership Changes and Reaffirms its Commitment to Antibiotic Free Salmon

July 12, 2019 Nova Austral

“The Board has decided to make changes to the leadership team. Nicos Nicolaides will no longer have a role in the company. Going forward, Francisco Miranda, the recently joined Chief Operations Officer, will lead all sales and operations. ”