Sea cucumber: Definition and marketing

Sea cucumber: Definition and marketing

Despite the fact that this curious marine organism has been serving food for the human being for a long time, it seems that lately it has become very fashionable, especially in Asian countries. Most sea cucumbers are scavenging animals, moving along the seabed and...
Camgal Plan: General Provisions, objectives and activation

Camgal Plan: General Provisions, objectives and activation

On January 23, the Xunta de Galicia had to activate the Camgal Plan first thing in the morning before the possibility that, a ship anchored on the coast of Viveiro, collided against a rocky area. The reason for its activation was that the boat was being dragged by the...
What are fishing TACs?

What are fishing TACs?

The total permissible catches (TAC) or fishing possibilities are catch limits (in tonnes or number) that are established for the majority of fish stocks of commercial interest. The European Commission is preparing proposals on the basis of scientific opinions from...
Fish and Queers at Christmas, the star dishes

Fish and Queers at Christmas, the star dishes

Christmas is coming and with it the typical binges that accompany it. Our tables are filled with delicious irresistible delicacies: sweets, meats, appetizers… But, undoubtedly, one of the star dishes are the fish and seafood, turning our meals and celebrations...
Fish benefits: An essential food

Fish benefits: An essential food

Although not everyone likes to eat fish, nutritionists recommend to include it in our diet 2-3 times a week. According to experts, introducing this food into our diet is very important, as it brings many benefits to our health. So it is a staple food that we should...
How does fish labelling work?

How does fish labelling work?

When we buy a packaged product or even any electronic device, we always look at the label and the information it contains. As in these cases, when it comes to fresh fish, it is important that we really know what we are buying. Do you really know how to read the fish...
How to recognize fresh fish?

How to recognize fresh fish?

Fish is a very vulnerable and perishable food and, as any other type of food must guarantee its safety and quality. On the other hand, there is no doubt that it is one of the essential protagonists in our food diet. Not only because of its infinite nutritional...
UGT and Cepesca unite to prevent occupational hazards

UGT and Cepesca unite to prevent occupational hazards

  The safety of people and their integrity is one of the most important things to take into account in any job, from which it implies less to greater risk. However, we must not forget that the law on prevention of occupational hazards includes the right of all...
What is Anisakis and how to avoid it?

What is Anisakis and how to avoid it?

Can’t we eat fish quietly? Recently this doubt is found in many of the Spanish households in the wake of the growing alert that the Anisakis pollutes the fish more and more. The truth is that we do not run any health risk if we correctly manipulate the fish we...
Why we must consume season fish

Why we must consume season fish

In recent years, special emphasis has been placed on the consumption of seasonal products, since they not only contribute to numerous benefits for our health, but we will also be cooperating in an improvement of the environment. Thus, consuming seasonal products is...
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