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Top nutritional expert brings her message to BC Seafood Expo

BC Seafood Expo provides a venue to network with industry leaders, international buyers, distributors, and educators in the seafood industry By SeaWestNews Linda Cornish (pictured), one of North America’s top advocate on the nutritional benefits of eating seafood will be…

Another BC fish farm gets ASC certified

B.C. salmon farmers are amongst the world leaders in adopting Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certifications By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Another BC fish farm has been certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), developed by the World Wildlife Federation (WWF). Marine…

Landmark book on cleaner fish

Contributions from over 60 leading researchers comprehensively addresses the questions of sustainability of cleaner fish use in aquaculture By SeaWestNews Over 60 leading global researchers have come together in a landmark book that comprehensively addresses the questions of sustainability of…

A sexy salmon recipe by “Recipe30”

Every once in awhile you run into a food video like this sexy salmon dish that is so mesmerizing you have to watch it again and again. This “Quick and Easy Honey and Soy Glazed Salmon, Pan Seared” by Chef Joel…

Aquaculture’s popularity growing globally says new report

Global aquaculture market, valued at $170 billion, seen as major driver of the food industry worldwide By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews The growing market for farmed fish and other aquaculture products underscores its growing popularity around the world as a sustainable…

Coastal communities speak up for BC’s salmon farming industry

Premier John Horgan inundated with letters from the often neglected voices in BC’s coastal communities that depend on salmon farms By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Workers in British Columbia’s salmon farming industry have sent hundreds of letters to the office of…

Ottawa in search of few good experts on aquaculture science

Independent Expert Panel on Aquaculture Science to advise Minister of Fisheries and Oceans By SeaWestNews The Federal government is looking for a few good experts and scientists to be on its Independent Expert Panel on Aquaculture Science. Canada’s chief science…

An open letter to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee

An open letter to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee about the salmon farming industry. From Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Dear Governor, I bring to your attention a tale of two bills that went through your legislative process recently. The first, House…

Whats for lunch? Recipe, Farm-fresh Salmon Salad

Enjoy this farm-fresh salmon salad, it makes a perfect lunch, dinner, or pack it in a jar for on-the-go picnics. Springtime is the perfect time for clean eating, get ready for warmer weather by prepping your digestive system for the…

Calvin Helin to deliver keynote address at BC Seafood Expo 2018

Calvin Helin is a leading authority on economic independence for First Nations. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Calvin Helin, a First Nations entrepreneur, lawyer, and best-selling author will be the keynote speaker at this year’s edition of the BC Seafood Expo,…

Charting the future of seafood

By 2100, we will need to feed over 11 billion people, and aquaculture is a promising source of seafood for the plates of future generations The Conservation Aquaculture Research Team  (CART)  is a group of experts and analysts in ocean…

 Court dismisses ‘Namgis application to stop restocking fish farm

Marine Harvest says it will continue to seek engagement with the ‘Namgis First Nation to find collaborative solutions for fish farming operations in BC. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Canada’s Federal Court has dismissed an application by the ‘Namgis First Nation…

US agency alerts public to the lies by anti-fish farm activists

Similar falsehoods being used by BC-based anti-aquaculture lobby in campaign to attack salmon farmers. By Fabian Dawson SeawestNews The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has joined a growing chorus of condemnation against the lies being spread by the…

Anti-fish farm activists leave taxpayers with hefty bills

Another government review, costing $100,000, dismisses claims by anti-fish farm activists in British Columbia By Fabian Dawson SeawestNews More often than not, when scientists debunk the claims that fish farms are causing the decline of wild stocks, their work is…

B.C. lab cleared of conflict accusations over salmon farms

The health and wellbeing of British Columbia’s wild and farmed salmon populations are of paramount importance to both the province’s ecosystem and economy. “Don Wright, deputy minister to the Premier, has released his report on Deloitte’s review of the Province’s…

Indian native proud to be a salmon farmer

“I’m proud to be a salmon farmer. I take pride in my job” By Gina Forsyth Although Pavan Padavala, Assistant Manager of Midsummer Island, has been with Marine Harvest for a relatively short time, he has already made a positive…

Salmon Farm Tour

Would you go on a Salmon Farm tour if you could? BC salmon farmers will welcome you on one of their beautiful farms on the ocean. Tour dates for 2018 will be posted soon. “The BC Salmon Farmers Association invites…

 Aquaculture is the wave of the future for World Champion surfer

10-time world champion paddler and surfer, Jamie Mitchell, in film to showcase sustainable fish farming. Aquaculture is sustainable. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Legendary champion paddler and surfer Jamie Mitchell (pictured) has begun to tell the world that sustainable aquaculture is…

Canada’s fish and seafood exports strong and growing

The value of Canada’s fish and seafood exports continued trending upward in 2017 with $6.9 billion in exports just last year. By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Once again this year, Canada has a significant presence at the Seafood Expo North America…

BBQ Farm-Fresh Salmon, one-pan and two-steps.

Spring seems to dragging its tail this year and we cannot wait to fire up the grill. To tide us over until warmer weather, here is a quick and easy recipe for farm-fresh salmon BBQ, on a bun. Green Onions…

Wild vs Farmed Salmon is not a dilemma

Now that I live in Vancouver, there are certain culinary matters that I am required to have an opinion on. Gluten, fermentation, GMOs, wild vs farmed salmon, for examples. By Taz Bacchus SeaWestNews Our responsibility as consumers is to always…

Why BC salmon farmers don’t want a debate with an activist

Alexandra Morton’s attempt to get a public debate about BC salmon farming, with BC salmon farmers, does not deserve the attention she craves, states grassroots group, BC Aquaculture Awareness By BC Aquaculture Awareness Dear Alexandra Morton, You have recently publicly challenged a…

2,000 SupremeSalmon restaurants planned for China and Taiwan

Marine Harvest, the world’s biggest fish-farmer, outlines massive expansion plan for its SupremeSalmon By Fabian Dawson Seawestnews Marine Harvest, the world’s biggest fish-farmer, plans to open 2,000 all-salmon restaurants in China and Taiwan in the coming years, targeting turnovers of…

Welcome to the office of BC salmon farmers

A hard place to get to but a good place to be, say craftsman salmon farmers in British Columbia  By SeaWest News For over a decade now, Steve Munro has been raising salmon in the pristine waters of Nootka Sound…

The Omega-3 factor for a healthy body

Eating seafood twice a week contributes to a healthier diet and can play an important role in improving the health of Canadians of all ages. That’s why public health officials, such as the Health Canada, recommend eating seafood twice a…

Wild salmon facing toxic punch from stormwater runoff

Stormwater runoff of urban roadways pose toxic danger to wild salmon Washington State University researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater runoff of urban roadways, WSU News reports. First, as scientists learned…

Give a heartfelt gift this Valentine’s Day

Now that you have captured your mate’s heart, look after it with Lure, Chef Ned Bell’s cookbook featuring sustainable seafood recipes from the West Coast By SeaWestNews If you are looking for a gift from the heart, for the heart,…

How to fillet a whole fish with Jaimie Oliver’s video

In the following video, watch the chef teach us how to fillet a whole farmed fish at home. Jaimie Oliver is proud to trace his ingredients right back to its source, including farmed fish. Nothing is as profound as Jaimie’s…

Why the Washington State fish farm collapse is an “unlikely event” in B.C.

Industry veterans say that the salmon farming industry practice of adopting state-of-the art technology to clean pen nets in B.C. is among the world’s best By SeaWestNews Two of Canada’s leading experts on aquaculture engineering say it’s highly unlikely that…

Seafood nutrients and why you need them

Farmed fish and shellfish are both excellent natural sources of high quality protein and essential nutrients By SeaWestNews Farmed fish and shellfish are both excellent natural sources of high quality protein and essential nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and…

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