The Global Seafood Alliance has released a white paper entitled Worker Voice on Fishing Vessels. Funded by the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, research for the paper began in June 2020. The intent was to collate meanings and understanding of the terms “Worker Voice” and “Grievance Mechanism” as they relate to those working on fishing
Articles posted during the month of November 2020
BioMar Tongwei (Wuxi) Biotech Co. Ltd. is China’s first feed mill producing feed for trout and turbot to earn Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Nov. 20. BioMar Tongwei (Wuxi) Biotech Co. Ltd. is a joint venture between Danish feed giant BioMar Group A/S and Chinese feed manufacturer Tongwei Co.
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New Edition of Seafood Processing Standard Addresses Outsourcing, Food Safety, Environmental Monitoring, Employee Health and Safety
The latest edition of the Seafood Processing Standard (SPS), which incorporates multiple clarifications and updates since the previous edition, has been released, the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program announced on Nov. 16. SPS Issue 5.1 replaces SPS Issue 5.0, which was released in February 2019, and is mandatory for all facilities pursuing certification
The live edition of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2020 conference may be over, but the content lives on. For GAA individual and corporate members, all 10 program sessions — totaling 15 hours — are accessible on-demand in the GOAL 2020 conference platform and GAA member toolkit, as are PDFs of GOAL 2020 presentations. Held virtually for the first time ever
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has initiated the search for a chief operating officer, a new role within the organization that will likely evolve into the role of chief executive officer, the organization announced on Nov. 11. The COO will be responsible for managing GAA’s industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program, including oversight of
The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program is continuing to add value to BAP-certified producers by providing them with new tools and resources. Among those resources are new “splash pages” on the BAP producer page which will provide producers with an opportunity to list additional information about their company in a drop-down tab under their facility
The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that since the relaunch of its strategic-partnership program in early September, 40 member-based associations from 26 countries have joined GAA as strategic partners. Thus far, those 40 associations have enrolled a total of about 455 members, but the intention is to embrace the full global aquaculture community.
Editor’s note: The Best Aquaculture practices (BAP) third-party certification program is keeping its stakeholders up to date on announcements related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in this blog. Please check back here regularly for information. November 3, 2020: GAA Delivers Inclusive Audit Solutions for BAP Customers After successfully implementing accredited remote auditing for farms, hatcheries
The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that it has promoted three individuals on its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team, who collectively have 60 years of industry experience. Molly Jacques has been promoted to BAP director of market development operations. Previously, Jacques acted as BAP supply chain transparency manager. She has held
Editor’s note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance is keeping its members and stakeholders up to date on announcements related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in this blog. Please check back here regularly for information. November 3, 2020: GAA Delivers Inclusive Audit Solutions for BAP Customers After successfully implementing accredited remote auditing for farms, hatcheries and