Monday, April 20, 2015

20/04/2015: GLOBALG.A.P. at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels: Update on Panelists

It’s that time of the year again! The global aquaculture industry is gathering in Brussels for the Seafood Expo Global from 21-23 April 2015, and GLOBALG.A.P. is getting ready to meet you there!    

Don’t miss this year’s GLOBALG.A.P. News Conference!

Date: 22 April 2015
Time: 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Venue: Hall 11, Room 1122, 3rd Floor

  • Jacobo De Nóvoa (Bureau Veritas)
  • Paolo Bray (Friend of the Sea)
  • Chris Ninnes (Aquaculture Stewardship Council)
  • Dan Lee (Global Aquaculture Alliance)
  • Chris Perry (Open Blue)
  • Jaap Berkenbosch (NAQUA)
  • Ahmad R.AlBallaa (NAQUA)
  • Mark Nijhof (Heiploeg International BV)
  • Huw Thomas (tbc) (Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc)
  • Guy Callebaut (Chairman GLOBALG.A.P.)
  • Martin Hofstede (Board GLOBALG.A.P.)
  • Guido Siebenmorgen (Board GLOBALG.A.P.)
Building a Global Solution for Aquaculture through Partnership and Collaboration


GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard Revision Process – New Version 5

  • Aquaculture scope: Enhancing animal welfare and social responsibility
  • Chain of Custody
  • Voluntary Add-on for Compound Feed Manufacturers: Responsible Operation    

Collaboration Initiatives

  • Response to Certified Producers 
  1. Open to increasing communication to consumers
  2. Friend of the Sea – FoS linked to the GLOBALG.A.P. Number - GGN
  • Response to Retailers
  1. Facilitating suppliers’ compliance with an ASC and GLOBALG.A.P. joint audit project for shrimp, pangasius and salmon
  • Response to Producers
  1. Concept of add-ons for producers choosing to comply with both BAP and GLOBALG.A.P.

Middle East Joins GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Certification

  • Saudi Arabia’s National Aquaculture Group (NAQUA) achieves first certificates for shrimp, barramundi and compound feed for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) and Gulf (GCC) regions

Certification Body Perspective – BAP and GLOBALG.A.P. collaboration, Bureau Veritas, Spain

TOUR2015 – Aquaculture, 18 August – Chile – Organized by DNV GL
Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global, and the city of Brussels, Belgium, are launching a complimentary shuttle service to mitigate the effects of a pending general strike expected to impact public transportation nationwide.
The strike, expected to occur on Wednesday, 22 April, is the second day of the global seafood industry’s largest trade event. Please visit the Seafood Expo website for more information on shuttle services.

 Visit the GLOBALG.A.P. website HERE.

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