Topic BAP standards

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GSA to ‘Seaspiracy’ Documentary: Join Us On Our Responsible-Seafood Journey

Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is committed to continually raising the bar on social accountability through the adoption of standards and certification demonstrating best practices in aquaculture and fisheries as well as through its pre-competitive education and advocacy work. In light of the documentary “Seaspiracy,” released on Netflix on March 24, GSA invites director Ali Tabrizi 

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As Animal-Welfare Advocates Spotlight Fish, GSA Reemphasizes its Longtime Commitment to Animal Health and Welfare

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is calling on animal-welfare advocates to engage in the nonprofit organization’s animal-welfare journey by participating in the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards review process as well as its pre-competitive education and advocacy work on animal welfare. As animal-welfare advocates increasingly spotlight fish and seafood in their campaign work, GSA is 

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Four New Members Appointed to GAA Standards Oversight Committee

The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Patrick Blow, aquaculture manager for Marks & Spencer, Simon Bush, professor and chair of the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University, Lukas Manomaitis, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) aquaculture program lead technical consultant-Southeast Asia, and 

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GAA Committed to Promoting Best Practices in Animal Health and Welfare Amid Compassion In World Farming Campaign

The Global Aquaculture Alliance is fully committed to promoting best practices in animal health and welfare, both through the extensive adoption of its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards as well as through its pre-competitive education and advocacy work. Animal health and welfare is one of the five pillars of the industry-leading BAP third-party certification program, 

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GSSI Approves ‘Continued Recognition’ of BAP Finfish & Crustacean Farm Standards, Salmon Farm Standards

Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) on Oct. 28 announced that the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program has been recommended for continued recognition for its Finfish & Crustacean Farm Standards (Issue 2.4) and its Salmon Farm Standards (Issue 2.3) following the completion of GSSI’s Monitoring of Continued Alignment procedure. As part of the MOCA procedure, 

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GAA Accepts $435,000 Grant to Develop Best Practices for Animal Welfare

This month, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) via the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) accepted a $435,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project to develop best practices for animal welfare for salmonids, tilapia and channel catfish. As part of the two-year grant, GAA will identify best practices for animal welfare by surveying existing commercial practices, reviewing 

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Latest BAP Auditor Training Course Draws Record 43 Participants

A record-high 43 auditors attended the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) auditor training course in Bangkok, Thailand, from June 19 to 25, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has announced. The BAP program integrity team regularly holds auditor training courses around the globe for new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher training, as well as industry observers