SEAFOODplus is considering both animal welfare and product quality when harvesting fish from aquaculture. Methods have been developed with common carp where the fish is rendered unconscious without any suffering prior to killing, while a high product quality is retained.
How can small and medium sized enterprises in the fish business stay competitive in the future? The solution may be a new concept now being developed, where the management elements in a big company have been analysed and adapted for cooperation among SMEs.
A new bacterium, Morganella psychrotolerance, responsible for histamine poisoning has been identified. An award winning poster showed the new development at a major international food safety conference recently.