The AAC recommends that in the next EMFF period (2021-2027) vaccines and the dissemination of effective vaccination strategies can be considered eligible for receiving public aid.

Reply by Joao Aguiar Machado, Director General, European Commission to the AAC position paper on the EU fisheries control system.

Measures relating to the specific consideration of vessels used in aquaculture, the traceability of aquaculture products and recreational shellfish fishing

Minutes of the AAC Executive Committee of 30.08.2018 in Paris. 

 

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Minutes of the AAC Executive Committee of 22.03.2018 in Brussels. 

 

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Reply by Joao Aguiar Machado, Director General, European Commission to the AAC position paper on the Level Playing Field.

Reply by Joao Aguiar Machado, Director General, European Commission to the AAC advice on labelling of caviar.

Reply by Joao Aguiar Machado, Director General, European Commission to the Joint advice of AAC-MAC on Presence of Tetrodotoxin in shellfish .

EU aquaculture is the world leader in sturgeon farming and caviar production. The current rules on caviar labelling are mainly related to compliance with the rules governing the movement and marketing of species and their products subject to CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Reg. EC n. 338/1997).

This position paper adresses the level-playing field for the aquaculture market. The aquaculture sector must be profitable to be able to make the investments neeeded to operate while profitability is only possible if the products are competitive with imports from third countries.