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FDA issues import alert on imported shrimp from Malaysia

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UNITED STATES :The FDA’s District Offices may detain, without physical examination, imports of shrimp and prawns from peninsular Malaysia due to testing that found that approximately one-third of imports from peninsular Malaysia contained residues of nitrofurans and/or chloramphenicol.

Skipjack tuna maintains MSC certificate, but yellowfin loses it

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Pole and line tuna fishing. (Photo: IPNLF)
 
MALDIVES : A recent independent audit determined that the Maldives pole and line skipjack tuna fishery meets the requirements to maintain its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificate. But the yellowfin tuna fishery has been suspended the certification since April 15 this year.

SFP spots Asian areas in need to boost shrimp farming

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Shrimp farm in Malaysia. (Photo: Stock File)
 
WORLDWIDE:  Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has identified geographical areas in Southeast Asia that need to improve its shrimp aquaculture industry.
 
SFP's first study on the sector covers shrimp produced in Thailand, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, and Cambodia.

PNA advocates tuna management system continuity

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Tuna purse seiner. (Photo: The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency)

KIRIBATI: Western and Central Pacific fishery bloc has decided to maintain a tuna industry management system that has allowed it to increase revenue by over 500 per cent in the past six years.

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