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Tag Archives: seafood

  1. SEA EGG CLOSED SEASON ENDS SEPTEMBER 30: LESS THAN A MONTH TO PARTAKE OF AN ERSTWHILE DELICACY

    The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management has advised that the current sea egg closed season will end on Wednesday, September 30. The licence to harvest sea eggs will only be valid during the open season. (AR/BGIS)

    September 23, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  2. BARBADIAN FISHERIES GATHERING UNCOVERS SHRIMP POTENTIAL OFF GUYANESE COASTLINE

    According to studies conducted by fisheries experts, there is scope to almost double fishing efforts and increase production from some shrimp and groundfish stocks in the Brazil-Guianas shelf in coming years. Shrimp and groundfish fisheries experts from the Brazil-Guianas Shelf sub-region, met in Barbados, 7-8 September, at a regional Workshop on Investing in Ecosystem-based Shrimp […]

    September 19, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  3. Tools for Improving Food Safety Focus of CDB Workshop in Guyana

    The third ServSafe Food Safety Training and Certification Workshop facilitated by the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Technical Cooperation Division, through its programme, the Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services Network, which is now wrapping up in Guyana. Over 30 health inspectors, food service managers and handlers gained from three days of training. The ServSafe Food Safety Training […]

    September 18, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  4. MEN CHARGED WITH SEA EGG CLOSED SEASON OFFENCES

    Police have arrested and formally charged separately the below-mentioned persons, each with the offence of Possession of Sea Eggs during the Closed Season. 1. Eric Roger Mayers 47 years of Four Roads, St. Philip. On Monday 10th day of August 2015, about 11:15 am members of the Marine Unit conducted a Land patrol along with […]

    August 15, 2015CrimeNo comments
  5. VAT YOU: What Sinckler DIDN’T say – Flying Fish and other items now are under Value Added Tax!

    ITEMS TAKEN OUT OF THE VAT FREE BASKET TARIFF    NUMBER TARIFF DESCRIPTION 19.01 Malt extract; food preparations of flour, groats, meal, starch or malt extract, not containing cocoa or containing less than 40% by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elsewhere specified or included; food preparations of goods of headings 04.01 […]

    June 16, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  6. Food Fusion Enhances and Creates Opportunities from Barbados to Canada

    The fusion of food at Chef Roary’s International Restaurant Showcase will be a vehicle which the culinary arts in Barbados and Newfoundland & Labrador will expand into national, regional and international growth and development. James added that “This concept required a unique partner to bring this project to life, and we were fortunate that FLOW […]

    March 26, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  7. SENIOR CITIZEN CHARGED WITH OUT OF SEASON SEA EGG POACHING

    Police have arrested and charged Stephen Hurley 61 years of Boscobelle, St. Peter with the offence of Possession of Sea Eggs during the close Season. A total of 220 sea eggs were seized. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    March 22, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. MEN CRACKED DOWN ON FOR CLOSED SEA EGG SEASON OFFENCES

    Police have separately arrested and formally charged Erskine Adolphus Pollard 54 years and David Orlando Bennett 43 years both of Bath Land, St. John, each with the offences of: 1. Fishing for Sea-Eggs During Closed Season; and 2. Possession of Sea-Eggs During Closed Season Erskine Pollard was found with 150 sea eggs, while David Bennett […]

    February 2, 2015CrimeNo comments
  9. Experts develop a new set of regional management & conservation measures for queen conch

    Some 50 experts and national authorities of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) representing 23 governments and international and national organizations met in Panama City, from 18 to 20 November 2014, under the umbrella of the CFMC/OSPESCA/WECAFC/CRFM[1] Working Group on Queen Conch. The second meeting of the […]

    December 1, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  10. Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) hopes U.S. reject petition to ban import of Caribbean conch By Kenton X. Chance (CWA2014)

    The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says its hopes data it supplied to the United States would convince authorities there not to list the queen conch as an endangered species, as a non-governmental organisation from Colorado has requested. The CRFM has requested on behalf of the Caribbean Community that the United States-CARICOM Council on Trade […]

    October 23, 2014Agriculture, EditorialNo comments
  11. CITES and FAO join forces to conserve Queen Conch

    The FAO Subregional Office for the Caribbean and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) have approved a project for joint capacity building for the implementation of decisions on regional cooperation on the management and trade of Queen Conch (Strombus gigas). These decisions were adopted at the 16th meeting of […]

    September 24, 2014AgricultureNo comments