Chilean salmon farms announce ethics code to promote transparency, compliance

The ethics code is the first in the Chilean salmon industry; compliance will be monitored by an Ethics Committee of three independent members.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An Ethics Code to guide Chilean fish farms was announced and apparently accepted by the industry, the Salmon Breeders of Magallanes Region Association said in a release.

The document is the first of its kind in the Chilean salmon industry, and its compliance by the different companies will be monitored by an “Ethics Committee” made up of three independent members, following on the guidelines of the approved rules.

The purpose is to promote higher transparency standards, with emphasis on conservation of the environment and respect for the land of the inhabitants of the area. There are . . .

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