EP calls for improving aquaculture sustainability

(06/13/18)

 and competitiveness

The European Parliament (EP) on Tuesday approved a proposal to improve the sustainability and competitiveness of aquaculture in order to offer more information to the consumer and promote production in this sector in a context of reduction of marine populations.

The initiative, approved by 605 votes in favor, 38 votes against and 30 abstentions, calls for greater traceability of farmed products in a market in which consumers can not always identify the origin of these species.

Spain is the largest aquaculture producer in the EU, with more than 289,000 tonnes per year, and..........................................


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