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Other News: The most enterprising companies make the most of new opportunities

In the light of the present economic climate, is it really advisable to keep on spending money on sales promotion? All of us ask ourselves this question as we chip away at our annual budgets.Some companies will batten down the hatches, but the more e...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 20, 2014

Lamborghini Gallardo vs Nissan GT-R vs Dodge Viper the battle of the sport super cars

Lamborghini Gallardo vs Nissan GT-R and Dodge Viper is one of those impossible comparisons since all three units are created with the purpose of becoming the top selling sport super car. Both Dodge and Nissan are in a direct competition with Lamborgh...
by Cars VW on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Potential nutraceuticals and functional foods

Harvesting of seafood is continuously rising due to its increasing consumption for its many proven health benefits. This in effect has led to the abundance of by-products, as can be seen from the frozen and canned seafood industry in the Asian region...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Fish Handling, Preservation and Processing in the Tropics: Salting of fish

Salting of fish is a traditional processing method in most countries of the world. Very often salting is used in combination with drying and smoking; the following lectures on salting, drying and smoking outline the basic principles and discuss the p...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Fish Handling, Preservation and Processing in the Tropics: Methods of salting

Salt is applied to fish by the following basic methods:Brine salting - the fish are immersed in a solution of salt in water.Dry salting - granular salt is rubbed into the surface of the fish.Kench salting - granular salt is rubbed into the surface of...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Indonesian fishery products granted international health certification

Indonesia has managed to get 323 of its fishery products internationally certified in compliance with Codex Alimentarius. This is the highest international food standard and ensures that food products are safe for human consumption.Gellwynn Jusuf, se...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Indonesia and Thailand get off the hook on billionaire shrimp duties

The final hearing outcome of the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) to deal with the case for allegedly subsidized shrimp imports that US producers consider unfair has been received with mixed feelings by the Gulf of Mexico’s shrimp processin...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: A global window to fight illegal fishing

Illegal fishing is becoming unveiled for general public as two environmental activist groups have built the first global surveillance system that can track large fishing vessels anywhere in the world with the support of satellite information from Spa...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: New approach needed to enforce offshore marine reserves

Conservation scientists say there is a need of a new approach to protect offshore marine reserves. Illegal fishing in marine reserves will be a major focus at the IUCN World Parks Congress, which has opened in Sydney.Researchers at the ARC Centre of...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Obama wants to protect oceans and combat illegal fisheries

A proposal of the United States Government to create the world's largest marine sanctuary could mean the ban on commercial fishing, mining and oil exploration in a vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean.And this initiative is added to President Barak Obam...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Omega-3 may help reduce smoking

Taking omega-3 supplements reduces craving for nicotine and even reduces the number of cigarettes that people smoke a day, according to a new study conducted at the University of Haifa.“The substances and medications used currently to help people r...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Seafood Markets and their Potential

Many fresh food markets, such as wholesale fish markets, wet markets, and farmers’ markets, serve different clientele in various countries around the globe. Seafood markets are especially popular in coastal cities such as Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Vanc...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Science References: The “Next Big Thing”, The Sequenced Oyster Gene

by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Was it just me or was the first edition of Hugh's new Fish Fight series slightly … weird?

Was it just me or was the first edition of Hugh's new Fish Fight series slightly … weird? A demonstration that we need more marine reserves by using a tractor to knock over some sand castles? Sand castles which had been spiked with ice cream cones...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Science References: Why and how to label seafood products? Not an easy matter

Labelling seafood is made necessary on oversupplied markets, such as most European ones, but is by no mean an easy matter. Pascale Baelde and Marie Christine Monfort - two senior seafood industry consultants - launched a practical guide to help the i...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Of Greenpeace, Democracy, and Fishing

There can't be much doubt that Greenpeace has become a significant factor in the seafood industry over the past few years. Positioning themselves as fishing experts, this environmental non-governmental organization (eNGO) leads protest actions agains...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other Nerws: Greenpeace takes its insolence a step further in tuna sustainability work

Acclaimed science writer Wilson da Silva wrote not too long ago, “Greenpeace was once a friend of science, helping bring attention to important but ignored environmental research. These days, it’s a ratbag rabble of intellectual cowards intent on...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Science References: Main residue in aquaculture, malachite green

According to data available from the FAO, global aquaculture produced 65.2 million tonnes of products, compared to 67.2 million tonnes caught by fishing boats. The European Union is the world's third largest fishery and aquaculture producer (4.4 per...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

Other News: Feeding a World Hungry for Fish

A highly funded, Washington, DC lobby organization, Food and Water Watch (FWW), is mounting a frontal attack on Hawaii State policy that supports open ocean mariculture. They have rallied a motley crew of rag tag environmental groups, paid many of th...
by Balitbang KP Slipi on Nov 18, 2014

A salute to airlines and staff providing relief in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir

Kudos to all the airlines of India for yeoman’s service to the thousands of victims stranded by floods in the ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir. The airport at Srinagar has been cut-off from the city by the rising waters, and much of the machi...
by Bangalore Aviation on Sep 11, 2014


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