Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada Receives AQC-3 Approval
Center for Aquaculture Technologies Receives Aquatic Containment Level 3 (AQC-3) in vivo from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Office of Biohazard Containment and Safety (OBCS)
Souris, PE, October 13, 2016: The Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada recently received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Office of Biohazard Containment (OBCS) for its aquaculture research facility located in Souris, Prince Edward Island Canada to operate an AQC3-level biocontainment facility. This certification allows the Center for Aquaculture Technologies to expand its suite of services to include the conduct of in vivo and in vitro studies with imported aquatic animal pathogens.
About The Center for Aquaculture Technologies
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies is a full service contract research and development organization focused on the application of biotechnologies to improve productivity, efficiency and sustainability in aquaculture. Founded in 2012, the company has specific expertise in fish health, nutrition, genomics, and genetics.
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Centre for Aquaculture Technologies has been awarded $87,300 from the Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA) to identify genetic markers that can be used to develop soybean meal-tolerant Atlantic salmon broodstock.
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New Contract Research Organization in PEI
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada was recently featured on CBC News in PEI Canada on December 3, 2014, with an interview with Dr. Debbie Plouffe who leads the team in Souris, PEI.
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