Know your Scottish Salmon

Posts Tagged ‘Scottish salmon farming’


Calling foul on formaldehyde use in Scottish fish farms – it’s time for greater clarity and stronger controls on chemical use.

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

Formaldehyde continues to be used as a chemical treatment for fungal diseases in Scottish aquaculture, despite concerns.


What’s on your menu for Easter Sunday (and where did it come from)?

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Fidra’s new Retailer Transparency Table shows how much (or how little) you as a consumer can find out about the farmed salmon on your plate.


Two years on from 2 Scottish Parliament inquiries, it’s time to increase transparency and compliance

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

Fidra is concerned that many recommendations have had little or no action.


Fidra report dives into the burden on the benthos

Friday, September 11th, 2020

Fidra publishes its report looking into the benthic impacts of Scottish salmon farming.


Fidra survey reveals: UK consumers will pay more for ‘sustainably produced’ Scottish salmon & feel ill-informed

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Presenting the results of Fidra’s consumer survey that looks at factors which influence UK consumers in choosing Scottish salmon products.


Why bother about benthic surveys?

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Benthic surveys are a good way to understand the impact that fish farms have, and are having, on loch or seabeds, and associated habitats and species. So, what are benthic surveys and why are we bothered?


Information, investment and influence in Scottish salmon farming

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Without information on environmental impacts, could investors be getting out of their depth with Scottish salmon farming or are investors the key to sustainable salmon?


Acoustic Deterrent Devices: An environmentally sound option?

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Acoustic deterrent devices (ADDs) are intended to keep marine species, such as cetaceans and pinnipeds, away from marine structures such as salmon farms. But what impact are these deterrents really having on our marine species?


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