Fish farming

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Slaughter of farmed salmon

salmon ready for slaughtering

Norwegian authorities require a slaughter process that ensures that the salmon is safe to eat, without causing the fish unnecessary stress and pain.

Are farmed salmon in good health?

a veterinary checks salmon

Norwegian farmed salmon are generally healthy. Salmon is considered to be one of Norway's healthiest livestock, even if there are still challenges that need to be addressed.

How are farmed salmon treated?

A fish farm with netpens nearby snowcovered mountains

Norway’s legal framework ensures the welfare for Norwegian farmed salmon.  Good fish health also contributes to the quality of the finished product.