The Responsible Seafood Choice

Month: August 2015

BAP Adds Bureau Veritas To Auditing Team

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division is pleased to announce the addition of Bureau Veritas to its team of BAP-approved third-party certification bodies. In a service agreement between the two organizations, Bureau Veritas Vietnam will be the technical center managing all related activities of Bureau Veritas Network in auditing and certification for processing plants, aquaculture farms, hatcheries and feed mills that apply for BAP certification. Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Bureau Veritas Vietnam is a division of Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, delivering high quality services to help clients meet the … READ MORE “BAP Adds Bureau Veritas To Auditing Team”

Patagonia Seafarms Is Chile’s First To Offer Four-Star BAP Salmon

Chile’s Patagonia Seafarms is Latin America’s first company and the fifth company worldwide qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) salmon. Four-star BAP status denotes that a product originates from a BAP-certified processing plant, farm, hatchery and feed mill. It’s the highest such achievement in the BAP program. Owned by Yadran Quellon S.A., Patagonia Seafarms became eligible to offer four-star BAP salmon once its three Pisciculutras Las Quemas Chile S.A. hatcheries earned BAP certification. Also BAP certified are its processing plant, a number of its farm sites and three feed mills in Chile from which it sources feed. The … READ MORE “Patagonia Seafarms Is Chile’s First To Offer Four-Star BAP Salmon”