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Steven Hedlund has been writing about the global seafood industry since 1999, first as an editor for SeaFood Business magazine and SeafoodSource.com and now as GAA’s communications manager.

Yearly Archives: 2016

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

December 23, 2016

The Global Aquaculture Alliance would like to weigh in on the Dec. 15 BloombergBusinessWeek article “How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood From China … Read the rest


First Mediterranean Facility Enrolls in iBAP

December 15, 2016

Sagro Aquaculture Ltd. has enrolled its sea bream hatchery in Cyprus in the iBAP program, becoming the world’s first sea … Read the rest


Miami Auditor Training Course Draws 14 Auditors

December 7, 2016

A total of 14 new or returning auditors and 35 industry observers attended the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) auditor training … Read the rest


AquaChile Completes New BAP-C Program

November 22, 2016

Empresas AquaChile S.A. has completed the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) multi-site cluster program (BAP-C), resulting in six of its salmon … Read the rest


Four Stars For Salmones Camanchaca

November 22, 2016

Salmones Camanchaca S.A. is now capable of offering four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) salmon with the certification of its Rio … Read the rest


BAP Sets Sights On 1,500 Certified Facilities

November 9, 2016

The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program is well on track to surpass the 1,500-facility mark in the fourth … Read the rest


Australia Workshop To Cover BAP Group, Multi-Site Farm Certifications

October 26, 2016

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division is holding a workshop in Brisbane, Australia on Nov. 10.

The … Read the rest


Improved Farming Practices Responsible For Colombia’s Rising Tilapia Exports?

October 18, 2016

Improved farming practices are at least partially responsible for an 11 percent increase in Colombia’s tilapia exports to the U.S. … Read the rest


Colombia’s Small Farmers Recognized For Achieving BAP Certification

October 17, 2016

In support of the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program, Jairo Amezquita, aquaculture consultant of the Americas region for … Read the rest


Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos (SONGA) Sets Out To Achieve Four-Star BAP Certification

October 5, 2016

Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos (SONGA), one of Ecuador’s largest and most important shrimp exporters, is en route to achieve four-star … Read the rest