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August 1st, 2019
Brexit: Time is of the essence

JUST consider these figures for a second: 911, 1,081 and 1,282.

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June 14th, 2019
Swapping meat for fish can cut risk of early death

Exchanging meat for fish in your diet can cut the risk of an early death by up to a quarter, according to a major new international survey.

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May 20th, 2019
SSPO response to BBC Panorama's 'Salmon Farming Exposed'

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) fully cooperated with the BBC Panorama team, including giving them access to the SSPO's chief executive Julie Hesketh-Laird.

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May 14th, 2019
Opinion: Don't blame farms for nationwide decline

THE first proper spring salmon I ever saw was pulled from the icy waters of the Tay on a bitter March day 20 years ago.

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March 18th, 2019
Snail caviar, Scottish salmon and Boston Seafood 2019

Snail caviar: of all the strange and wonderful products on show at the Boston seafood expo, snail caviar has to be the most bizarre.

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March 14th, 2019
Scottish salmon farms call for tighter enforcement levels for sea lice

Marine Scotland should "tighten its action level for the enforcement of measures against sea lice", according to the Scottish Salmon Producer Organisation (SSPO).

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March 13th, 2019
SSPO calls for tighter enforcement levels for sea lice

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) has called for tighter enforcement levels for sea lice.

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January 8th, 2019
Salmon: Telling Scotland's success story

My former colleagues in Grub Street were ready with the quips and the gags when I announced I was leaving newspapers after nearly 30 years to join the salmon industry.

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November 27th, 2018
SSPO welcomes Parliamentary Committee report

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) has welcomed the report published by the Parliament's Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee and noted that the Committee has recognised the opportunities for well-regulated, sustainable growth so that the industry can continue to offer economic and social value to Scotland.

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November 7th, 2018
SSPO welcomes launch of SEPA's Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan

The Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation (SSPO) has welcomed the launch of SEPA's Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan and revised regulatory regime, describing it as "rigorous" but "enabling".

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June 10th, 2018
17.5 billion meals and 132,600 jobs

The global salmon farming industry continues to evolve responsibly and in 2018, according to an International Salmon Farmers Association report, it produced 17.5 billion meals and created 132,600 jobs in coastal communities around the world.

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May 8th, 2018
Increased protection for wild wrasse

Populations of wild wrasse, a fish widely used in Scotland's salmon farms, will now be better protected under new voluntary measures agreed with the industry.

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