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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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AQUACULTURE INSURANCE FOR SMALL-SCALE PRODUCERS

Aquaculture insurance is available to most farmers in Europe, North America and Oceania, but the large majority of aquaculture farmers (large or small) in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean have (as yet) no access to aquaculture insurance. The main reasons in the low penetration of insurance services …

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