an EU FP7-funded, global research project addressing how we can enhance the sustainability, ethics, standards and certification of the Asian Aquaculture Industry Farmed Asian seafood accounts for 30% of all farmed seafood marketed within the EU. SEAT seeks to help European seafood buyers understand this important supply chain.
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What can Asian seafood producers learn from Scottish Salmon farming?
This video produced in partnership with Sainbury's and Freedom Foods explores the benefits, ethical and economic, of making fish welfare a business priority. Watch the film here and tell us what you think of the film and the issues raised on SEAT's Facebook page.
SEAT project co-ordinator, Prof. David Little, weighs up the impacts and effects of cases recent food fraud and suggests how seafood producers can learn from these events.
Read his thoughts about the lessons learnt from these events here...
Asian shrimp farming was recently discussed on Hugh's Fish Fight and SEAT is working on investigating how this industry can be sustainable and ethical.
Read the answers to some frequently asked questions about shrimp farming and some of the practices used, such as eye-stalk ablation, from SEAT here...
Loni Hensler spent two weeks travelling around Bangladesh visiting shrimp farms and farmers, supplying shrimp and freshwater prawns to European markets and consumers.
Read below her day by day impressions and views of the Bangladeshi shrimp seafood culture and the range of people who work in this sector. more...