Thursday, March 31, 2011

Consumers not perturbed by possible radiation on fish products

The Fisheries Department has no future plan to conduct radiation tests on fisheries products in Sabah. “We have no future plan on this,” said the department’s deputy director (aquaculture), Rooney Biusing when contacted by The Borneo Post yesterday. He added that they had conducted one such test a long time ago.

Probed further on how long ago that was, Biusing said that it was probably ten years ago. “That test came back negative,” he said. He clarified that such test does not fall under the jurisdiction of the department. “It is not within the scope of our duties,” he said via short messaging service (SMS). The Fisheries Department’s role is on the sustainable management and development of fisheries. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.
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