The Responsible Seafood Choice

Month: August 2016

Miami To Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division invites new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher training to attend a BAP auditor training course in Hialeah, Florida, USA, from Nov. 28 to Dec. 3. The course is also open to industry observers, including government officials, producers and other industry stakeholders who wish to learn more about the BAP certification standards and auditing process. The course will cover all of the BAP standards, including three sets of standards that have been revised or added to the program in recent months — the seafood processing plant standard (Issue 4, Revision … READ MORE “Miami To Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course”

Nine Thai Shrimp Farms Latest To Enroll In iBAP

Beaver Street Fisheries, a leading U.S. seafood importer, and Marine Gold Products Ltd. of Thailand, a leading shrimp processor, have sponsored nine shrimp farms in southern Thailand’s Surat Thani province that are the latest aquaculture facilities to enroll in the Best Aquaculture Practices’ (BAP) iBAP program. The farms are administered by the Surat Thani Shrimp Farmers Club. This is the first set of farms that are active members of the Surat Thani Shrimp Farmers Club to enroll in iBAP. The farms, which represent 1,150 metric tons of shrimp production, will pursue BAP group certification when they graduate from the iBAP … READ MORE “Nine Thai Shrimp Farms Latest To Enroll In iBAP”