More suspected ISA outbreaks reported

Grieg Seafood may have suffered a second outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia in just over a month. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has said there is suspicion of ISA at Grieg’s site at Vannfjorden in the Nordkapp municipality of Finnmark. A separate outbreak was reported and confirmed at another Grieg site in Finnmark at the…

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ISA confirmed at Mowi site

Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has now been confirmed at a Mowi site in the northernmost part of Western Norway. Mowi notified the Norwegian Food safety Authority early last month that the company suspected ISA at the farm know as the Bjørlykkestranda site. The suspicion was based on the results of PCR analysis carried out at…

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ISA suspected at large Mowi site

An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) is suspected at a Mowi site in Norway, while another has been confirmed at a Grieg location in the country. The Mowi incident is at a facility in Vanylven municipality in Møre og Romsdal, says the Norwegian Food Safety Authority. The Food Safety Authority said it was notified…

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ISA crossfire as cases continue to rise

Norway\’s Food safety Authority has reacted to criticism over its handling of the rising number of recent Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) outbreaks in the north of the country. Around 20 confirmed cases have been reported since the beginning of the year, the majority in the past three months and there is rising concern among some…

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Rising ISA outbreaks under investigation

An investigation has been ordered into the rising number of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) outbreaks along the Norwegian coast. More than 15 confirmed cases have been logged so far this year, many of them during the last two months and it is giving cause for concern. Additional suspected infections are also under investigation. Troms and…

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Norway hit by more ISA cases

TWO more suspected outbreaks of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) have been reported at fish farms in northern Norway, bringing the total cases to at least five since May. The first of the latest incidents is at Kleiva Fiskefarm and Gratanglaks AS in Troms and Finnmark county. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority said it plans an…

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Disease attack at two major salmon companies

THE disease infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) is presenting a costly headache for at least two big players in the fish farming sector, according to reports from Norway. The country’s Food Safety Authority says it has been notified by farming giant Cermaq that it discovered evidence last week compatible with ISA at its Marøya site in…

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Mowi to cull 450k fish after ISA outbreak

450,000 fish are to be culled at Mowi’s huge hatchery in Newfoundland and Labrador, after an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) effecting 14 fish was confirmed on Tuesday at the Northern Harvesy Stephenville hatchery, as reported by IntraFish. All culled fish will be transported to a facility within the province that will convert them…

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ISA Tests Used In Faroese Covid-19 Fight

TESTS used to detect ISA (Infectious Salmon Anaemia) are being successfully used in the Faroe islands in the fight against Covid-19, it has been revealed. The results so far are encouraging, but not conclusive. ISA is a marine virus that can lead to disease in salmon (and, occasionally trout) and hits many fish farms from…

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