Marine Harvest farm receives antibiotic-free certification

Marine Harvest logoThe National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (SERNAPESCA) deems the delivery of the first “antibiotic-free” certification to an Atlantic salmon farming center in Los Lagos region as an important milestone.

It is Yaotal center, in central Chiloé, belonging to the Norwegian capital company Marine Harvest, which proved that its fish are not treated with antimicrobials during the sea culture phase.

The deputy director of Aquaculture of Sernapesca, Alicia Gallardo, emphasized that this certification is added to that of several other coho salmon centers (approximately 50 percent of the coho salmon centers have this certificate) and to other centers of the Magallanes region.

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