Thursday, May 10, 2012

Organic status for Canadian farmed fish

Fish farmed in Canada can be certified as organic thanks to new standards created by the federal government.
The first Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard bans the use of antibiotics, herbicides and genetically modified organisms, and severely restricts the use of parasiticides. The standard also sets measurable requirements for practices that minimize the impact of waste, including defining stocking rates, cleaning procedures and cleaning and feed materials that must be used.

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