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September 25, 2014

United States

Missouri—BAP Hatchery Standards Completed

 

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program has completed its hatchery and nursery certification standards for finfish, mollusks and shrimp.

 

For currently certified shrimp hatcheries or those in the process of certification or application, compliance with the new standards will be mandatory for recertification beginning March 17, 2015.  For new hatcheries and nurseries that raise shrimp and are not yet certified or in the process of certification, the new standards are effective immediately.

 

For a copy of the new standards, contact: Peter Redmond, Global Aquaculture Alliance, 4111 Telegraph Road, Suite 302, St. Louis, Missouri 63129, USA (phone 1-904-372-4805, email predmond@gaalliance.org, webpage http://www.gaalliance.org).

 

Source: SeafoodSource.com.  Editor, Sean Murphy (smurphy@divcom.com).  Bap Hatchery Standards Completed.  September 23, 2014.

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