Best Aquaculture Practices

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BAP Auditor Training Course In Shanghai Draws 56 Participants

Last week’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) auditor training course was a success, drawing a total of 56 participants at the New World Hotel Shanghai in Shanghai, China, the biggest course to date. Among the 56 participants were 29 new or returning auditor candidates and 27 industry observers, including government officials, producers and other industry stakeholders. Among the 29 new or returning auditor candidates were eight processing plant auditors, eight farm auditors, four feed mill auditors and nine multi-competent auditors, who are capable of auditing at any facility level. The majority of the participants were from China and Southeast Asia. The … READ MORE “BAP Auditor Training Course In Shanghai Draws 56 Participants”

Miami Auditor Training Course Draws 14 Auditors

A total of 14 new or returning auditors and 35 industry observers attended the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) auditor training course in Miami, Florida, USA, from Nov. 28 to Dec. 3. Attendees came predominantly from Belize, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Ireland, Peru and the United States. Representatives of a number of the BAP-accredited certification bodies also attended. Course instructors were Ken Corpron, BAP program integrity analyst; Jeff Peterson, BAP program integrity manager and training coordinator; Guy Ewing, a long-time seafood specialist; Dr. Steve Otwell of the Seafood HACCP Alliance; and Birgitte Krogh-Poulson, a social accountability specialist … READ MORE “Miami Auditor Training Course Draws 14 Auditors”