As the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) throw their combined weight behind a letter from a group of 25 seafood buying companies urging governments in Asia to act to prevent the outbreak of hitherto little known diseases, experts are warning of the potential consequences for an industry that appears to have learned little from past episodes.

Signatories to the Letter

AquaStar Beaver Street Fisheries, Chicken of the Sea, Fortune International, HighLiner Foods, Hilton Seafood UK, IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative, Labeyrie Fine Foods, Lyons Seafoods, Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Seafresh Group, Sunnyvale Seafood, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, Tesco, The Co-op, The Fishin’ Company, Waitrose & Partners, and the UK Seafood Industry Alliance.