Blue Star Foods Corp. CEO John Keeler Addresses Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

October 28, 2021 8:30 AM EDT

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Discusses Building Resiliency in Fish Trade Supply Chain with Aquaculture Production

MIAMI, Oct. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Star Foods Corp., (OTC: BSFC) (“Blue Star” or “BSFC”), an integrated Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) seafood company, CEO, John Keeler, participated in a forum hosted by The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. In the public forum, Mr. Keeler discussed the critical role land-based aquaculture systems can have in building a sustainable, resilient supply chain in the fishing industry.

In an FAO Working Session on the World Fish Trade, Mr. Keeler shared his experience navigating industry-wide challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of climate change on traditional fisheries. As a leader in the food industry, Mr. Keeler provided examples of how the fishing industry, and Blue Star specifically, has adapted with land-based aquaculture systems, which are less affected by external factors than traditional fisheries.

“At Blue Star, we believe that Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) is the future of our industry,” commented John Keeler, Chief Executive Officer of Blue Star Foods, Corp. “I was honored and privileged to share our experience and world views of the fishing industry on the international stage. The COVID-19 pandemic, the changing climate and current supply chain challenges highlight the need for a dramatic shift in how seafood is farmed. We are working diligently to accelerate the production of high-quality, sustainably sourced seafood by developing our first-full scale system in British Columbia. Large scale production facilities are paramount to meeting the growing, global demand for seafood and ours is being based on a proven, proof-of-concept facility that has been in operation for more than 10 years.”

The full session, “Sustainable and Resilient Fisheries & Aquaculture under WTO,” is available at: YouTube.

About Blue Star Foods Corp.

Blue Star Foods Corp. is an integrated ESG seafood company that processes, packages and sells high-value seafood products. The Company believes it utilizes best-in-class technology, in both resource sustainability management and traceability, and ecological packaging. The Company also owns and operates the oldest continuously operating Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) full grow-out salmon farm in North America. The company is based in Miami, Florida, and its corporate website is: www.bluestarfoods.com.

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This press release contains statements, which may constitute “forward-looking statements”. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief, or current expectations of the Company and members of its management team, as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Important factors currently known to management that may cause actual results to differ from those anticipated are discussed throughout the Company’s reports filed with Securities and Exchange Commission which are available at www.sec.gov as well as the Company’s web site at http://www.bluestarfoods.com. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results.

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