Posts tagged with ‘fish protein’

  • Fish peptide could help in battle against cardiovascular disease

    A major international review of a peptide originally found in fish that could be used in the battle against cardiovascular disease has been published. Professor David Lambert from the University of Leicester’s Department of Cardiovascular Sciences contributed to the review, which has been largely written by the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) subcommittee, to pull together the […]
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  • FAO review highlights food and feed uses for fish and shellfish by-products

    By-products may constitute as much as 70% of fish and shellfish after industrial processing and much focus has been on converting these into commercial products. The aim of this paper is therefore to evaluate important challenges and to consider the most realistic options in the use of by-products. Certain by-products like heads, frames and off-cuts from filleting of fish may […]
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  • Tassal reels in $3.8m in federal funds for fish protein and oil facility

    TASSAL has reeled in a $3.85 million Federal Government grant towards a new $5 million fish protein and oil facility near Triabunna. The Tasmanian salmon producer today welcomed the grant, which will go towards the 20,000 tonne per annum fish byproduct processing plant. Justin O’Connor, Tassal’s head of engineering and risk, said the purpose-built facility would be located on farm land […]
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  • New Protein Extraction Technology Adds Sustainable Value to Fish Industry

    Biotechnology facilities and validation provider, The GMP Group, have signed a manufacturing contract with food biotech company, Cells United, who have developed a novel process to extract digestible proteins from fish waste in Scotland. GMP Group, CEO, Frank Donegan and his team worked closely with Cells United to develop a unique, mobile, multi container-based extraction technology which can be used in several sites […]
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  • Australia: A new project aims to convert garbage — including fish byproducts — into valuable products

    One company’s food waste could be transformed into another’s treasure – or even a product that improves our health and wellbeing. This is the premise of research at the University of Sydney that’s investigating how discarded food can be rich in nutrients. Professor Fariba Dehghani, of the university’s school of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is leading the ongoing project and […]
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  • Ireland to host world’s largest marine ingredient / seafood byproduct facility

    Irish fishermen are aiming to harvest fish oils and minerals that could provide valuable health-enhancing ingredients for consumers and sportspeople. Agriculture and Marine Minister Simon Coveney has welcomed plans by the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO) to build the largest marine food ingredients plant in the world in Co Donegal. The proposed facility would take 50,000 tonnes of boarfish, which is […]
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  • Tasmania’s EPA Board considers proposal for Tassal fish waste processing facility

    The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed construction and operation of a fish waste processing facility outside Triabunna on the state’s east coast. Under the proposal, the Tassal facility would process up to 20,000 tonnes of fish waste from the aquaculture industry into valuable commodities such as fish oils and health products. The Chair of the EPA […]
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  • Cyvex introduces fish protein ingredient

    Cyvex Nutrition has added a new ingredient to its expanding portfolio – Protomine™ – a new line of lean, sustainably sourced, fat free fish protein powders made from a whole food source. Protomine delivers a hydrolyzed marine protein at greater than 80 percent concentration in its natural unflavored form and contains naturally occurring trace elements in bioavailable organic forms – […]
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  • Researchers Identify Fish Peptide That May Inhibit Cancer Metastasis

    Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified a fish peptide, or protein, derived from Pacific cod that may inhibit prostate cancer and possibly other cancers from spreading, according to preclinical research published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “The use of natural dietary products with anti-tumor activity is an important and emerging field […]
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  • Bluewave: Hydrolyzed fish protein set for US sports nutrition splash

    New sports nutrition product launches containing a new hydrolyzed fish protein are imminent, says Bluewave Marine Ingredients as it brings its branded AminoMarine ingredient to market. More info
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