CleanFish partner The Kampachi Company announced today that its offshore operation in La Paz, Mexico has undergone the rigorous auditing process against the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standards, and has now been ASC certified. The company’s King Kampachi is now the world’s first ASC-certified Kampachi (Seriola rivoliana). It is available in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and will soon be in Europe and Japan. ASC certification recognizes aquaculture producers as environmentally and socially responsible.Read More
Genetically engineering farm animals, including salmon, is an outgrowth of the belief that man can discover truth by objective, quantitative measurement, that creation can be explained simply by mathematics and mechanics. This view dismisses human subjectivity and multi-dimensional man. This view has also led to the separation of man from nature. Rather than being a part of nature, man has risen above nature. Nature is meant to serve man. This view underlies the clear cutting of old growth forests and contributes to overfishing. That is, of course, a world view run amok.Read More
CleanFish’s call to the seafood industry to tell its good stories on social media is making waves with coverage in Intrafish, Undercurrent and Fast Company.
If we who know aquaculture best won't speak up in its defense, we'll never realize its potential.
“To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.” – Wendell Berry
The genie is out of the bottle. Last month (March 2019), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted the import restriction that prevented genetically modified salmon from entering the United States. The company can now import the eggs of genetically modified salmon from its research and development center in Canada to its grow out facility in Indiana, and sell the salmon as food.Read More
Twin Cities are more savvy about sustainable seafood, but what does that mean? It’s complicated
Coverage in the food section of the St. Paul, Minnesota Pioneer Press explored new developments in what sustainable seafood means and what’s available to chef and consumers, calling out Nordic Blu Salmon in their section on “The Future.”Read More
Nordic Blu Salmon was cited in an article that ran in Restaurant Hospitality and Food Management on the dramatic improvements made in aquaculture — and how they far outpace perceptions of the industry.Read More
Nordic Blu Salmon debuts at Seafood Expo North America and at retail — and wins coverage in major trade publications.Read More
If locusts were good enough for John the Baptist, they're good enough for me. Although western countries have been slow to embrace insects as food, more than two billion people around the world eat upwards of 2,000 different insects. The most popular insects are crickets, grasshoppers, locusts, mealworms and ants. I am told that when fried in butter, dried crickets taste like shrimp.Read More