Minneapolis, USA.- Seafood is in higher demand than ever before, with 82 percent of Americans adding salmon, shrimp and tilapia to their lunch and dinner plates. However, they won’t settle for just any seafood. They want to know where it’s coming from and that it was sourced responsibly, according to a June 2017 Cargill Feed4Thought consumer survey.

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London (PRNewswire-iReach).- Earth Twine, Incorporated formally announces its partnership with Stratis Group LTD. VISIONS ALIGNED: This partnership creates the first dedicated blockchain system for origin data and tracking for the international seafood industry – the Earth Twine Platform. The companies have entered into an agreement that will advance an exceptional level of trust, reliability, and speed throughout existing industrial processes. This is made possible by Stratis blockchain technology. Earth Twine and Stratis are committed to developing an innovative approach to trading and compliance based on their exceptional reach and experience. As seafood industry professionals, the Earth Twine team has created a solution born of the seafood industry itself. In collaboration with The Association of International Seafood Professionals (AISP), Earth Twine has established the means for inclusive representation of all sectors of seafood professionals.

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Ottawa, Canada.- AquaBounty revealed on August 4, in its quarterly financial results, that it has sold approximately five tonnes of genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) Atlantic salmon fillets in Canada. This is the world’s first sale of GM fish for human consumption and has occurred without GM product labelling for Canadian consumers.

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Minneapolis, USA.– Seafood is in higher demand than ever before, with 82 percent of Americans adding salmon, shrimp and tilapia to their lunch and dinner plates. However, they won’t settle for just any seafood. They want to know where it’s coming from and that it was sourced responsibly, according to a June 2017 Cargill Feed4Thought consumer survey.

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