The Third SEAFOODplus Conference

Tromsø, 29-05-06 to 02-06-06

Presentations Open Conference

Opening and welcome speeches

Speech by Helga Pedersen

Speech by Ciaran Mangan

Speech by Torger Børresen

Helga Pedersen, Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Norway
Ivan Burkow, Managing Director, Fiskeriforskning, Norway
Ciaran Mangan, Scientific Officer, DG Research, Directorate E, Biotechnology, Agriculture & Food, Belgium
Torger Børresen, SEAFOODplus Coordinator, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research

What consumers would like to know about seafood

Karen Brunsø, MAPP, Denmark and Wim Verbeke, Ghent University, Belgium

Seafood traceability for the industry in the global trade

Erling Larsen, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Denmark

Discussion on the consumer perspective versus the industry perspective

The speakers, Karen Brunsø and Erling Larsen, answer questions asked by EAB member Cindy Davis

Seafood as the key to improve the quality of life in young European families

Inga Thorsdottir Landspitali-University Hospital, Iceland

New knowledge about the mechanisms of seafood lipid oxidation

Charlotte Jacobsen, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Denmark

Natural antioxidants: great potential for use in seafood.

Isabel Medina, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Spain


Muscle proteomics as a tool to better understand texture defects in fish

Martine Morzel, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), France

Discussion on the nutrition perspective versus the product quality perspective

Presentation of the first SEAFOODplus Associate Certificate to Angulas Aguinaga

Torger Børresen, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Denmark and
Mercedes Careche, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Spain

Using SmartTag as operational welfare indicator of farmed fish

Øyvind Aas-Hansen, Fiskeriforskning, Norway

Dietary modulation of new healthy selenium compounds in farmed African catfish

Edward Schram, The Netherlands Institute for Fisheries Research (RIVO), The Netherlands

Discussion on the feed resource perspective versus the health component perspective

The impact of processing on nutritional benefits of seafood

Edel Elvevoll University of Tromsø, Norwegian College of Fishery Science, Norway


Changes in nutrients in farmed African catfish during household preparations

Narcisa Bandarra, The National Research Institute on Agriculture and Fisheries Research (IPIMAR), Portugal.

Discussion on the nutrient loss during industrial processing versus household cooking

Announcing the fourth SEAFOODplus Open Conference in Bilbao 2007

Torger Børresen, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Denmark