Retailers, Seafood Companies Urge Governments to Address Outbreak of New Disease in Shrimp Farms
A number of retailers and seafood companies, including Chicken of the Sea, High Liner Foods, Fortune International and Beaver Street Fisheries, as well as the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, are calling on the governments of China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to take action about an outbreak of new disease in shrimp farms.
“Governments need to take action now to stop disease outbreaks in shrimp farms,” said Anton Immink, aquaculture director at SFP. “Disease disrupts the reliability of supply chains, threatens seafood sustainability and jobs, and...
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