Sernapesca publishes report on antibiotic free farms

The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) published their report on the number of farms certified as free of antibiotic use in 2018. Last year, 50 salmon farming centers were certified, a 43% increase from 2017.

Five Atlantic salmon farms achieved certification in 2018 and many more Coho salmon farms.

In total, Sernapesca reports that salmon farming companies decreased antimicrobial use by 18% in 2018.