Best Aquaculture Practices

Month: January 2020



Public Comment Period for BAP Feed Mill Standard Extended

Global Aquaculture Alliance has extended the 60-day public comment period for the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Feed Mill Standard Issue 3.0. Interested stakeholders now have until Tuesday, Jan. 28, to submit input. To comment, download the BAP Feed Mill Standard Issue 3.0 comment form and submit the form to dan.lee@aquaculturealliance.org and david.yunker@bapcertification.org. The standard and comment form can be found here: https://www.bapcertification.org/Standards. All properly submitted comments will be acknowledged. A technical committee led by professor Ron Hardy of the University of Idaho revamped the standard in response to growing demand for sustainable farmed seafood. The requirements for Hazard Analysis and … READ MORE “Public Comment Period for BAP Feed Mill Standard Extended”

Scottish Salmon Company

BAP Certification Program Grows 15 Percent in 2019

The industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program grew more than 15 percent in 2019, ending the year with 2,681 BAP-certified facilities in 39 countries, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in mid-January. Of the 2,681 BAP-certified facilities, 1,833 are farms, 388 are processing plants, 49 are re-processors, 279 are hatcheries and 132 are feed mills. The 2,681 facilities represent 33 seafood species. The 1,533 farms account for more than 2 million metric tons of annual production, the first time that the BAP program has topped 2 million metric tons at the farm level. That’s up an impressive 35.5 percent from … READ MORE “BAP Certification Program Grows 15 Percent in 2019”