Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live
Facebook

New register to protect Manx fisherman

Tue, 01 Mar 2011


A new scheme is being introduced to ensure fish sold in the Island can be traced to its source.

 

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture wants all buyers and sellers of fish to sign up.

 

Registration is voluntary, but is expected to become compulsory later this year.

 

The Department says registration would protect the Island's fishermen from hobby fishers selling their catch cheaply.

 

Such rules have been in place in the UK since 2005.

 

DEFA will be contacting businesses it believes are affected by the scheme

 


Bookmark and Share

 

 

Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed