The Chilean salmon industry has announced at the Seafood Expo North America BOSTON 2019 its commitment to reduce the use of antibiotics by half in the sector by the year 2025.

The Chilean Salmon Antibiotics Reduction Programme (CSARP) has been developed by the Association of the Chilean Salmon Industry (SalmonChile), in collaboration with the Chilean Salmon Marketing Council (CSMC) and the Monterey Bay Aquarium (MBA).

This historic initiative sets out to improve the sustainability of the resource and responds to a worldwide concern over the long-term consequences that the drugs being used may have, in order to improve the reputation of Patagonian salmon.