The final draft of Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0, published by the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) on April 4, 2022, includes a number of new requirements related to food safety, worker safety, water quality, effluent monitoring and traceability. Issue 2.0 replaces Issue 1.0, which was initially adopted in September 2014. Issue 2.0 will go
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Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Hatchery Standard Issue 2.0 is now available for public comment, the Global Seafood Alliance announced on Sept. 8. The 60-day public comment period ends on Nov. 8. Issue 2.0 will replace Issue 1.0, which was initially adopted in September 2014. The standard applies to all aquaculture hatchery and nursery facilities for finfish,
The industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program ended 2017 on a high note, closing out the year with 1,850 BAP-certified farms, processing plants, hatcheries and feed mills. That’s a 18.7 percent jump from the same time a year ago. Of the 1,850 BAP-certified facilities, 1,169 are farms, 388 are processing plants, 191 are
Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) added 170 new facilities to the third-party certification program in the first half of 2017, bringing the total number of BAP-certified processing plants, farms, hatcheries and feed mills to 1,671 worldwide, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in early July. Of those 170 new facilities, 42 are processing plants, 100 are farms,
Sagro Aquaculture Ltd. has enrolled its sea bream hatchery in Cyprus in the iBAP program, becoming the world’s first sea bream facility as well as the world’s first Mediterranean facility to do so. Launched in early 2015, the iBAP program is designed to provide assistance and encouragement to aquaculture facilities interested in pursuing BAP certification.