seafood industry

4 Mar
2021

Source: SeafoodSource Thai Union has committed to full transparency in its international tuna supply chain by 2025. The Bangkok, Thailand-based seafood company, which notched more than USD 4.1 billion (EUR 3.3 billion) in revenue in 2019, signed a partnership with The Nature Conservancy on Wednesday, 3 March, committing to full supply-chain transparency across its global […]

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16 Feb
2021

Source: World Economic Forum Author: Jim Leape Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is putting fish stocks, human rights and marine ecosystems in peril. Defeating IUU fishing can only be achieved if industry and governments join forces to ensure IUU fishers cannot find buyers or land their catch. Seafood sector leaders have set out a […]

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27 Jan
2021

Source: Euronews In partnership with the European Commission On a fine winter day in the Vigo estuary in Galicia, Spain, José Manuel Sotelo Durán, a local fisherman, will spend most of his time on a fishing boat with his coworkers. He’s doing the job his grandfather and father taught him, his hard-earned fishing knowledge comes […]

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8 Jul
2020

Source: FAO Since the mid-1990s, traceability has become a popular concept in industrial logistics, regardless of the production regime and type of product. Implementing traceability systems across the food supply chain is seen as crucial for increasing food quality and safety, for optimizing production or for documenting sustainability. However, implementation of traceability systems in the […]

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7 Apr
2020

Source: Mongabay A new report based on interviews with migrant fishers on three tuna fishing vessels operating out of Taiwan suggests that forced labor and illegal fishing practices continue within major tuna supply chains, despite efforts by companies and governments to stamp them out. The fishers’ allegations included deception, physical violence, wage deductions, debt bondage, […]

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