Sainsbury’s: Canned tuna sales up 15%
Sainsbury’s canned tuna sales were up 15 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010, the UK retailer said in its annual report, which it released on Tuesday.
 Marks & Spencer invests in education
Marks & Spencer on Tuesday announced the launch of Forever Fish, a campaign designed to help consumers and their children learn more about fish, clean beaches and protect marine life.
 Getting food security right
Leaving the business of seafood-sustainability advice to self-appointed guardians with an unclear agenda is a high-risk strategy.
 Time to get food security right
Leaving the business of seafood-sustainability advice to self-appointed guardians with an unclear agenda is a high-risk strategy.
 Report: Technology key to preventing IUU fishing
Genetics, genomics, chemistry and forensics are necessary tools to fight costly and destructive illegal activities in the seafood supply chain, but Europe needs a coherent framework to transfer valuable knowledge of these state-of-the-art techniques set to play a leading role in traceability, according to a new report from the European Commission.
 Italian tuna firm highlights sustainability
Generate Conserve, a leading tuna producer in Italy and parent company of ASDOMAR canned-tuna products, on Tuesday launched a TV advertising campaign in Italy to promote its Friend of the Sea (FOS) and SA8000 Social Accountability certifications.
 Norway’s seafood exports up 6% in May
The Norwegian Seafood Export Council on Tuesday announced that the value of Norway’s seafood exports in May totaled NOK 4 billion, up NOK 212 million from the same month in 2010.
 UK universities sign sustainable fish pledge
More than 188,000 London students will now be served sustainable fish after 14 universities singed the Sustainable Fish City pledge, committing to serve only fish from sustainable sources.
 Scotland’s salmon output to grow 4% annually
Scotland is striving to grow an additional 66,000 metric tons of farmed salmon over the next decade, the Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organization (SSPO) announced in its annual report, released on Tuesday.
 Proseal’s contribution to Big Prawn’s success
The installation of a Proseal tray sealing line at The Big Prawn Company has provided the increased capacity and flexibility to cope with growing demand for the company’s extensive product range.