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GSA Responds to Media Reports of BAP Standard Violations in India’s Shrimp Industry

Note: GSA is keeping its stakeholders up to date on allegations made against shrimp producers in India, including those holding Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certificates. April 16, 2024: An Update on the Investigation into Allegations Against Shrimp Producers in India The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is currently investigating allegations made against shrimp producers in India 

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Shrimp Eyestalk Ablation Researcher Wins 2020 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

The results are in! Congratulations to University of Stirling postdoctoral researcher Simão Zacarias, the recipient of this year’s eighth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by Lineage Logistics, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Oct. 19. Zacarias edged out two other finalists — Pablo Berner of Nuseed and Mark Luecke of Prairie AquaTech — to 

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Extensive Black Tiger Shrimp Farm in Indonesia Earns BAP Certification

The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program is proud to announce that Rai Seafoods Limited and the Anggana Farmer Association of Indonesia have earned BAP certification. Rai Seafoods’ network of extensive black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Borneo, attained BAP certification in early April. In total, eight sub-groups consisting of 31 farms were 

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Canada’s CBC Set To Air Exposé On Shrimp, Antimicrobial Resistance

On Friday, March 15, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) is set to air an exposé on its popular consumer-watchdog program, Marketplace, on shrimp and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) titled “Testing Shrimp for Superbugs.” Due to the nature of the segment and its conversations with the CBC, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is concerned that the TV network 

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GAA Sponsors Aquaculture Innovation Challenge, Winners to Present at GOAL 2019

The Global Aquaculture Alliance is proud to announce its sponsorship of this year’s Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC). Organized by the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) and announced on Jan. 8, the second competition is open to students and researchers, start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises with innovations that result in creating a more sustainable shrimp 

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GAA Films: How One Indonesian Shrimp Farming Family is Planning for the Future

GAA Films’ fifth documentary short film, which makes its debut at the end of November, tells the story of Rosida Idriss and her daughter, Aanisah Idriss, and their network of black tiger shrimp farms in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The story is peppered with plotlines that a lot of family-run seafood businesses can attest to — 

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GAA’s Chamberlain Talks Future of Shrimp at Aquavision 2018

Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain was among the featured speakers at the Aquavision 2018 conference in Stavanger, Norway, in June. His 30-minute presentation, titled “The rapidly advancing elements of sustainable shrimp farming,” focused on the history and origin of today’s shrimp production systems, challenges and potential solutions moving forward. The Aquavision conference, which has been 

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Bloomberg’s ‘Bad Shrimp’ Story Ignores Role Of Third-Party Aquaculture Certification In Preventing Antibiotic Abuse

The Global Aquaculture Alliance would like to weigh in on the Dec. 15 Bloomberg Businessweek article “How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood From China Ends Up on Your Table.” The article failed to address the progress that’s been made in preventing the abuse of antibiotics in aquaculture via third-party certification programs like GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices and therefore 

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SONGA Sets Out To Achieve Four-Star BAP Certification

Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos (SONGA), one of Ecuador’s largest and most important shrimp exporters, is en route to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification. The initial phase of SONGA’s BAP certification includes a total of five facilities located in Guayaquil. SONGA’s state-of-the-art processing facility, two farms (Lebama Farm, and Naturisa S.A. Farm) and two 

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First Mexican Shrimp Supplier To Offer Four-Star BAP Shrimp

Congratulations to Selecta Group, the first Mexican shrimp supplier qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp. Four-star BAP product originates from a BAP-certified processing plant, farm, hatchery and feed mill. It’s the highest designation in BAP, the world’s most comprehensive third-party aquaculture certification program, with standards encompassing environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety, 

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RAF Launches New Online Courses in Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish

The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) has broadened its online education program with translations in Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish of courses on managing major shrimp diseases at aquaculture farms and hatcheries. The translated versions of Managing Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei at Shrimp Farms, Managing Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei at Shrimp Hatcheries, Managing Early Mortality Syndrome at Shrimp Farms and Managing 

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Four Stars for India’s Star Agro

Congratulations to India’s Star Agro Marine Exports Pvt. Ltd., the latest company to earn four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status. Four-star BAP status denotes that a product originates from BAP-certified processing plant, farm, hatchery and feed mill. It’s the highest designation in the BAP third-party certification program. Star Agro earned four-star BAP status upon confirmation 

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Three Stars for Thailand’s Good Luck

Good Luck Products Co. Ltd. is the latest company to earn three-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status, with the BAP certification of its Somrak shrimp hatchery in Thailand. Three-star BAP status denotes that a product originates from BAP-certified processing plant, farm and hatchery or feed mill. Also BAP certified are Good Luck’s processing plant and 

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Omarsa Is First Ecuadorian Company To Offer Four-Star BAP Shrimp

Omarsa S.A. is the first Ecuadorian shrimp supplier to receive the highest achievement in the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program by earning the four-star BAP status. It’s also Latin America’s second company qualified to offer four-star BAP shrimp. Four-star BAP product originates from a BAP-certified processing plant, farm, hatchery and feed mill. Omarsa 

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Europe’s First BAP-Certified Shrimp Processing Plant

Congratulations to Sykes Seafood. The United Kingdom-based company’s Sefton Meadow Seafoods facility is Europe’s first shrimp processing plant to earn Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced at Seafood Expo North America in early March. The new Sefton Meadow Seafood processing plant is located in Manchester. Mike Berthet, BAP’s UK marketing development