The AAC adopted its first general recommendation on seaweed farming in the European Union.

Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, answered the following questions following the AAC September 2020 General Assembly:

The Green Deal calls for a growth strategy with the transformation of the maritime sector. A sustainable blue economy can play a central role in alleviating the demands on land resources and tackling climate change. The aquaculture sector can contribute by improving the use of aquatic resources and by promoting new sources of protein that can relieve pressure on agricultural land and on wild fish stocks.

DG AGRI Director for Quality, Research and Innovation, Outreach's reponse to AAC members questions on the Organic Regulation:

DG MARE Director-General’s response to the AAC's Recommendation on the proposal for a delegated act to amend Annex III to Regulation 853/2004.

DG MARE Director-General’s response to the AAC's Recommendation on the Revaluation of the risk assessment of parasites in farmed fish products.

Link to the AAC Recommendation on the Revaluation of the risk assessment of parasites in farmed fish products.

The AAC has published a recommendation to the European Commission's Directorate for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) on the Revaluation of the risk assessment of parasites in farmed fish products.

 

The AAC adopted its 4th recommendation (AAC 2020-05) to the European Commission and Member States experts on Strategic Guidelines with specific advice for the development of guidelines for the shellfish sector.

 

The AAC has published a recommendation to experts from the European Commission and the Member States on the proposal for a delegated act to amend Annex III to Regulation 853/2004.

The AAC published a third recommendation to the European Commission on the future Strategic Guidelines for the sustainable development of EU aquaculture.