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THE INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH GROUPS REITERATING THAT COIVD-19 IS NOT A FOOD SAFETY ISSUE FOR AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS

The   COVID-19 is a respiratory illness primarily transmitted through person-to-person contact and direct contact with respiratory droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes.  There is no evidence to date of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses being transmitted via food or food packaging.  Coronaviruses cannot multiply in food; they …

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DOES CERTIFICATION MATTER? (Part II)

    By: Hon Prof Roy Douglas Palmer,    is Executive Director of the Association of International Seafood Professionals (AISP), based in Victoria, Australia, and Director of Orga P/L (T/a FishyBusiness). What are the issues relating to certification? At the American Aquaculture Conference earlier, Dr. Claude E. Boyd (Auburn University) …

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DOES CERTIFICATION MATTER? (Part I)

By: Sir Roy Douglas Palmer    is Executive Director of the Association of International Seafood Professionals (AISP), based in Victoria, Australia, and Director of Orga P/L (T/a FishyBusiness). Even without wholescale buy-in of the concept, there’s no escaping the fact that standards and certificates have become part of the seafood value …

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SPIRULINA HELPS TO FIGHT OBESITY AND THE ACCUMULATION OF LIPIDS IN THE LIVER

The potential anti-obesity mechanisms include appetite regulation, lipid digestion/absorption intervention, fatty acid oxidation, regulation of lipogenesis and lipolysis . Recently, algae are considered to be a good source for anti-obesity agents. Spirulina is a algae that can be consumed by humans and other animals. This study showed that Spirulina supplementation …

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PREBIOTICS IN AQUACULTURE

By: Dr Mustapha ABA, Aquaculture Researcher. Morocco. The search for increased production, in general, leads to the deterioration of water quality, increasing the stress on farm animals and, consequently, the appearance of bacterial diseases, viruses and parasitic infestations that dramatically reduce productivity. The growing awareness of the need to adopt …

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