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Archive for May, 2011

Disease + Parasiticides + Habitat Destruction = Organic?

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

You may remember hearing that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is developing organic aquaculture standards — standards that would allow net pen farmed salmon, to be certified as ‘organic’. Well, the second draft of Canada’s proposed standards is now available and it’s downright shocking how much the standards contradict even the most basic organic principles.