Seafood Byproduct Seminar in Ireland mid June

The Irish Farmers Assoiciation (IFA) Aquaculture and the Irish Sea Fisheries Board, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM)’s Aquaculture division will host a special seminar in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone on June 16, starting at 11.00am.

The seminar will be open to all seafood processors and aquaculture operators and will look at the two main issues on by-products through specialist talks and discussions: 1. Regulationof by-products and 2. Options and opportunities for disposal / sale.

Options for the industry for alternatives to rendering of seafood by-products are gradually coming on stream, including incineration, composting, anaerobic digestion and transformation into technical products. All of these areas will be looked at in detail at the seminar.

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