No Anisakis in the farmed salmon we eat
No Anisakis have been found in farmed salmon intended for human consumption, according to a newly published report from NIFES.
Important to focus on good water quality on board Norwegian fishing vessels
In the past ten years, NIFES has conducted 29 sample collections for different bacteria on board fishing vessels. The findings confirm that it is still important to maintain a focus on clean storage water.
Still a good source of marine omega-3 fatty acids
Although the levels of marine omega-3 in fish feed have decreased, farmed salmon is still a good source of these important nutrients.
Obese mice accumulate more pollutants
Recent research shows that obesity affects the accumulation of persistent organic pollutants in mice. But the pollutants that were studied did not make the mice fatter.
Endosulfan in feed and farmed Atlantic salmon
Farmed salmon contains very low levels of the pesticide endosulfan.
Pregnant women should eat more seafood
Seafood contains nutrients that are essential to the development of foetuses and small children. Pregnant women should therefore eat more fish than they do today.
Farmed fish is safe food
In 2014, 13,180 farmed fish were examined for illegal and undesirable substances. None of the samples were found to exceed the maximum limits.
Fish important for food security
A diet with more fish will reduce deficiency diseases all over the world, according to Director of Research Gro-Ingunn Hemre.
Hygiene is essential to prevent Listeria
Knowledge and good hygiene are the most important measures in the fight against the Listeria bacteria, in the production premises and in the kitchen.
Cobia in Cuba
For the first time, marine farming of Cobia has been successful in Cuba. Norwegian expertise and technology have been important in ensuring the success of this project.