New Orkney Salmon Farm Approval Confirms Aquaculture is Planned Sustainably

September 13, 2022 Cooke

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Ltd. welcomes the Orkney Islands Council Planning Committee’s decision today approving the creation of a six cage salmon farming site located offshore of East Moclett, Papa Westray, in the North Sound.

St. James Smokehouse Voluntary Recalls Scotch Reserve Scottish Smoked Salmon 4oz Because of Possible Health Risk

September 7, 2022 FDA

St. James Smokehouse of Miami, Florida is voluntary recalling 93 cases of St. James Smokehouse brand, Scotch Reserve Scottish Smoked Salmon, 4oz Packages (Product of Scotland) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

No Commercial Openings for Fraser Sockeye

August 29, 2022 Nelson Bennett, BIV

B.C. commercial fishermen are now forced to resign themselves to the reality that they will be shut out of the Fraser River sockeye fishery for the fourth year in a row, and for some that means the end of the road.

Report Shows Cooke Salmon Farming Supports Island Life in Scotland’s Orkney and Northern Isles

August 23, 2022 Cooke

As one of the largest employers in Orkney and Northern Isles, Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has released an economic impact report showing that the company’s salmon farming operations are having a significant positive social impact on their employees and community viability of the remote islands. The report is titled Cooke Aquaculture Scotland and Orkney: A summary of our impacts for people and communities.

Kvarøy Arctic Partners with Whole Kids Foundation to Improve Children’s Nutrition

August 16, 2022 Kvarøy Arctic

Kvarøy Arctic (pronounced “Kwa-ray”) joins forces with Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market, as their official sponsor and supporter in their mission to improve children’s nutrition in the US. The Norway-based, sustainable salmon farm has pledged a $10,000 annual contribution for 2022, with plans on expanding the program in 2023.