Odd Spot

US tightens laws on “forced labour” seafood16th March 2016

US President Barack Obama may soon consider a bill that would ban the importation of products linked to forced labour, which could include seafood from Thailand. The U.S. Tariff Act (1930) already gives customs officials the authority to reject and block imports of products suspected to be produced with slave labour. However, the law contains a provision that allows goods made by child...

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Fish of the Day – Endo’s Goosefish11th February 2016

Check out this interesting fish recently caught by one of our trawlers working off the Victorian coast. Looking like the devil himself, this is Endo’s Goosefish (Lophiodes endoi, also known by some people as monkfish) which is a deepwater member of the anglerfish family of fishes. Growing to 38cm, this species can be found around the South-eastern and western margins of Australia’s co...

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What do Melbourne’s Best Fish & Chip Shops Have in Common?11th February 2016

Melbourne’s Australian Seafood Fish and Chippery has taken out top spot in The Age’s Goodfood Best Fish and Chips 2016.  This doesn’t come as a surprise because they made the top 10...

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Charities ranked for reputation11th January 2016

The Charity Reputation Index is produced each year by research consultants AMR, which also produces the annual Corporate Reputation Index, Country Reputation Index and City Reputation Index.  The Charity Reputation Index collates insight directly from consumers, and does not rely on any information provided by the organisations being studied.  The list of the Top 40 Australian charities studied ...

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