Counting on insects for future fish feeds
The Research Council of Norway has allocated NOK 13 million to the AquaFly project. The project will spend the next four years investigating the potential of using insects as safe and healthy ingredients of future fish feeds.
Omega-6 weakens the fish skeleton
High content of omega-6 in fish-feed may lead to weaker bone and skeletal development.
Submarine wreck: food safety situation unchanged
New samples show that mercury levels in crab and tusk near the submarine wreck off the island of Fedje are still low.
Insects could feed farmed fish
Insect meal may become an important ingredient of feed for farmed salmon, while making fish feed more sustainable.
Trendy diets can alter clock genes
Intermittent fasting leads to changes in genes that regulate biological rhythms in adipose tissue.
Too much selenium means fewer offspring
High levels of selenium and mercury in combination can reduce fertility in fish, finds a new NIFES study.
No residues of veterinary drugs above permitted limits in farmed fish
The results of analyses performed on 8940 farmed fish in 2013 showed neither residues of legal medicines above permitted limits nor traces of illegal substances.