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The Sunday Herald reported (19 March 2017): Download SEPA's unpublished statement on banning Emamectin online here Read the documents obtained by GAAIA from SEPA on 1 March 2017: SSPO lobbying of SEPA in August 2016 SSPO proposal to SEPA on an agreed media position SEPA dinner in Nov 2015 with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download the article as a PDF version online here The online version of the Press & Journal reported (17 March 2017): Read more via: Videos of Press Conference & Protest Photos of Scottish Salmon Protest in Edinburgh Press Release: "Red Alert for Scottish Salmon - Protest Against Label Rouge in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's video reports from the press conference and protest in Edinburgh yesterday (16 March 2017) - click on the photo and the video should play. Read more via: Photos of Scottish Salmon Protest in Edinburgh Press Release: "Red Alert for Scottish Salmon - Protest Against Label Rouge in Edinburgh" Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's photos of today's protest in Edinburgh (Photo credits: John Need: http://www.JohnNeed.co.uk): [Left to right: John Robins, Allan Berry, Roderick O'Sullivan, Don Staniford, Elseanne Staniford and Ewan Kennedy] Download high res image online here [Left to right: Elena Edwards, Elseanne Staniford, Don Staniford, John Robins] Download high res image online... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Protestors gather today in Edinburgh (Noon at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel) outside a conference promoting "high quality, sustainable salmon". Photos of today's protest will be available from ca. 3pm this afternoon online here The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) are 'celebrating' 25 years of holding "the French Government's prestigious food... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The Courier reported (15 March 2017): Here's more photos: Watch videos via: Video: "Call the Lice Police!" For more background read: Parliamentary Motion: "Concerns Over Label Rouge Salmon Certification" "Red Alert for Label Rouge - Lousy Label Goes Rogue" Letter to French Government: "Label Rouge Saumon Ecossais - Quelle Horreur!"... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Watch video online here Watch video online here Watch video online here Watch video online here Watch more video reports via: Video: "Loch Duart's Rogue Label" Video: "Red Alert: Scottish Salmon's Lousy Label Goes Rogue" Watch another video message from Don Staniford online here And find out about the toxic... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Emamectin contamination at the Scottish Salmon Company in Loch Roag Download press release and media backgrounder as a PDF online here Documents obtained from the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) via Freedom of Information (FOI) reveal that the Scottish Salmon Company breached safety levels for Emamectin in the flesh of Scottish... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Watch a video report from Don Staniford outside Loch Duart's head office in Badcall Bay online here Read more via: SSPO admit Label Rouge "is not a standard designed to assess environmental or animal welfare criteria" Video: "Red Alert: Scottish Salmon's Lousy Label Goes Rogue" 25 Years of Scottish Salmon... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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"The Label Rouge standard is not a standard designed to assess environmental or animal welfare criteria," admitted Scott Landsburgh, the Chief Executive of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) in a letter to Mark Ruskell MSP (who last week lodged a Parliamentary Motion on "Concerns Over Label Rouge Salmon Certification").... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Watch a video report overlooking the Scottish Salmon Company's 'Label Rouge' salmon farm in Loch Fyne, Argyll, online here The Master Chefs of France visited the site in October 2016: Download photos of their visit online here Here's a video report showing the Master Chefs of France during their visit... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's a media backgrounder detailing "25 Years of Scottish Salmon Shame". Download PDF online via 25 Years of Scottish Salmon Shame Read more via: Parliamentary Motion: "Concerns Over Label Rouge Salmon Certification" 25 Reasons to Boycott Scottish Salmon Letter to French Government: "Label Rouge Saumon Ecossais - Quelle Horreur!" "Red... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's a Parliamentary Motion - "Concerns Over Label Rouge Salmon Certification" - filed on Friday (3 March 2017) in the Scottish Parliament: Also reported by Fish Farming Expert: "MSP concerned over Label Rouge salmon" (7 March 2017) Read GAAIA's report: "Red Alert for Label Rouge - Lousy Label Goes Rogue"... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release and media backgrounder in full online here The Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture (GAAIA) is calling for a ban on the use of Emamectin benzoate (trade name SLICE) citing a damning scientific report detailing lethal impacts on shellfish including lobsters [1]. FOI documents reveal that the report... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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The Sunday Herald reported (5 March 2017): A major scientific study had found “unexpected” links between “very low” levels emamectin and the loss of crabs, lobsters and other crustaceans, Sepa said. The agency is now reviewing its environmental safety limits for the pesticide to check they provide “adequate environmental protection”.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download report in full as a PDF online here Read more via: Letter to French Government: "Label Rouge Saumon Ecossais - Quelle Horreur!" Protest in Edinburgh - 16 March "Red Alert for Label Rouge - Lousy Label Goes Rogue" Press Release: "Toxic Toilets: Salmon Farms Pollute Scotland's Lochs" Press Release:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Read the letter in full as a PDF online here For more background read: "Red Alert for Label Rouge - Lousy Label Goes Rogue" Protest in Edinburgh - 16 March "25 Reasons to Boycott Scottish Salmon" "25 Years of Scottish Salmon Shame" "Celebrate" 25 years of "international success of Scottish... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download report in full as a PDF online here (12 MB large file) Here's the Summary: Label Rouge Scottish salmon is supplied by five companies (Cooke Aquaculture, Scottish Sea Farms, Marine Harvest, The Scottish Salmon Company and Loch Duart). Label Rouge Scottish salmon production is about 8,000 tonnes a year... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Please join us in Edinburgh on 16 March at a peaceful protest against "sustainable" Scottish salmon! Meet at 12 Noon outside the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel (81 Holyrood Rd) just near the Scottish Parliament. Watch a video message online here Inside the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, the Scottish salmon farming industry is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Read press release and media backgrounder in full online here Exclusive information obtained via FOI from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) reveals how Scottish salmon farms are polluting Scotland's pristine marine environment with toxic chemicals [1]. The Sunday Herald reported on their front page today: "At least 45 lochs... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download press release and media backgrounder as a PDF online here The Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture, 26 February 2017 Failing Fish Farms - 18% rated "poor" by SEPA in 2015 Exclusive information obtained via FOI from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) lifts the lid on the "poor" performance... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download article as a PDF online here Here's the table of contaminated lochs: Here's a Tweet from the Sunday Herald: And here's the Sunday Herald's Leader Comment: The Sunday Herald reported (26 February 2017): The article was also reported by The Ferret (28 February 2017) via "Mapped: the 45 lochs... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Here's an invitation (obtained via Freedom of Information) to the Chief Executive of Orkney Islands Council to a 'celebration' of 25 years of "the international success of Scottish salmon" on 16 March in Edinburgh: Download as a PDF online here Here's another invitation (also obtained via Freedom of Information) to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Green Around the Gills
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Download the press release in full as a PDF online here Read more via: Press & Journal: "Fish 'hooked on chemicals'" Download data on Emamectin contamination of Scottish farmed salmon via VMD FOI reply March 2017 names two Scottish Salmon Company sites Vacasay & Taranaish Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Green Around the Gills