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UK authorities investigate 'salmon abuse' accusation against Scottish Salmon Company

The company did not confirm accusations.

UK authorities are investigating a Scottish Salmon Company-operated fish farm following the release of a Scottish Salmon Watch video exposing alleged foul conditions, reports STV News.

The footage shows "salmon abuse, suffering and cruelty," according to the anti-fish farming group.

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The Scottish Salmon Company did not verify the footage, suggesting there was no evidence that the release was from its site.

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"Fish health and welfare is fundamental to responsible salmon farming and intrinsic in our operations," the company said.

The Scottish Fish Inspectorate told STV it is investigating the complaint together with the UK Animal Plant Health Agency.

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