FSA consults on fish eating advice
The UK’s Food Safety Authority has launched a new consultation on the advice it should give consumers on eating fish, with a view to balancing sustainability issues alongside nutrition and food safety issues.
New fish packaging captures convenience
Convenient access and greater shelf impact are the benefits claimed for new metal packaging for anchovies launched by Crown Food Europe last week.
Bird's Eye switches fingers from cod to pollock
UK food manufacturer Bird's Eye has said it will use pollock in
place of cod in some of its fish fingers as of September, in a bid
to counter sustainability issues
Chr Hansen launches natural surimi colours
Chr Hansen has launched a new range of natural food colours
targeted at global surimi producers.
Convenience trend driving demand for coated foods
Coated foods, particularly fish and cheese, will see significant
growth over the next four years, despite the general consumer
perception that they are unhealthy.
Consumers demand better seafood labelling
Over 80 per cent of consumers consider the environmental impact of
seafood as an important factor in their purchasing decisions,
according to a new study.
Greenpeace slams retailers for fish-sourcing policies
Britain's biggest retailers are responsible for the indiscriminate
destruction of fish stocks according to Greenpeace's latest report
revealing a list of the top-offending supermarket chains.
Canadian seafood muscle enters UK market
FPI, Canada's largest seafood company, has bought a UK-based
private importer and processor of chilled and frozen shellfish
Maillard reaction on scallop allergens investigated
Structural changes in proteins can impact the allergenicity of the
sought-after seafood, scallops, report Japanese scientists.
Higher incomes prompt Russian seafood boom
Russia's seafood market is one of the country's fastest growing
food sectors as more consumers with rising disposable incomes stop
thinking of it as an expensive luxury but as a normal part of their
weekly shop, reports...
EU delegation to investigate Vietnamese seafood
A team of EU inspectors has arrived in Vietnam to investigate the
country's seafood sanitary conditions, after excessively high
levels of antibiotics were discovered in a batch of seafood
exports, Tom Armitage reports.
Massive seafood project 'on track'
SEAFOODplus, the largest research project ever sponsored by the EU
in the seafood sector, is now underway and will aim to satisfy
consumer demand for healthy, safe seafood.
Irish hook up with new fish labels
New labelling rules from Europe that aim to tighten fish
traceability have hit the Irish marketplace, the food safety
authority confirmed yesterday.
Pescanova to focus on added-value
With first half sales rising by less than 1 per cent, Spanish
seafood group Pescanova is looking to the added-value end of the
market to boost its turnover in the future.
Shark warning from FSA
The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a warning about the
consumption of shark, swordfish or marlin after a survey discovered
relatively high levels of mercury in the fish.