Traceability

9 Sep
2020

The benefits derived from the ocean cannot be overstated. It contributes directly to human wellbeing through the provision of food and livelihoods, hosts a vast array of ecologically important species, acts as an incredibly effective carbon sink and provides more than half of the air we breathe. Given the significance of these ecosystem services, the […]

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30 Jul
2020

Introduction In a matter of months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a global public health crisis unprecedented in scale. It has fundamentally changed the lives and daily interactions of billions of people and has highlighted important questions about society’s relationship with the planet, our dependence on natural resources and the sustainability of current systems of […]

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13 Jul
2020

Source: WWF WWF reveals evidence of widespread illegal fishing in 11 Mediterranean Multiple species of sharks and rays, some of them critically endangered, are being illegally caught on a regular basis in the Mediterranean Sea, evidence obtained by WWF reveals. These activities are proof of Member States’ failure to enforce and comply with  EU fisheries […]

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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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24 Apr
2020

Strong control measures for grouped fishery and aquaculture products placed in lots are key to tackling IUU fishing The current European Union (EU) fisheries Control Regulation came into force in 2010 and put into place a unified EU control system for ensuring rules of the Common Fisheries Policy are followed. The Control Regulation also sets […]

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17 Apr
2020

The EU’s system of fisheries control is currently being revised. During the revision process, changes will be made to the form which accompanies imported seafood arriving at EU borders – the catch certificate. To allow for better traceability and an improved ability to detect illegally caught seafood, it is important that the information required on […]

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19 Mar
2020

Source: Perishable News.com Washington – The Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST)—a major industry forum involving more than five dozen companies worldwide from across the seafood supply chain—released the first-ever global standards for tracking seafood products from point of origin to point of sale. These standards are a critical step forward in the fight against illegal […]

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