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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Objection Filed to Proposed MSC Certification of Swordfish Fishery
US - Day Boat Seafoods, a registered stakeholder, has filed an objection to the outcome of an independent assessment of the Sustainable Swordfish LLC (SSLLC) US...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Changes to Red Snapper and Grouper-Tilefish Quota Regulations
US - NOAA Fisheries has announced a new rule, effective October 27, 2014, which makes changes to the Gulf of Mexico reef fish fishery....
Friday, September 26, 2014
Oceana Reveals US, Global Seafood Fraud Findings
ANALYSIS - One in three seafood samples is mislabeled in the US and global fraud abounds as well, according to studies by Oceana....
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Shortage of Pacific Cod, Chinese Processing Inventories Low
US - Supplies of Pacific cod are short at the moment and Chinese processors are reporting limited to zero inventories of raw material and finished products, reports...
Best Aquaculture Practice Auditor Course Set For US in January
US - The Global Aquaculture Alliance invites new auditor candidates, returning auditors requiring refresher training, producers, government officials and other industry...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Begich, Sullivan; Dunbar, Young Face Off Over Alaska Fisheries
US - It’s FISH ON! for Alaska’s Congressional candidates when they meet for the popular fisheries debate on Wednesday evening, October 1 in Kodiak....
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Scientists Announce Support for AquaBounty GM Salmon
US - Ninety scientists have sent a letter to President Obama this week regarding their concerns about a "damaged" FDA review/approval system for animal biotechnology...
President's Council Releases Report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance
US - The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has released a report to the President entitled 'Combating Antibiotic Resistance', saying...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Poor Alaskan Chum Salmon Run Causing Market Uncertainty
US - The chum salmon run in Alaska has been poor so far this year, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 15 September. ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
EuroTier: What are the Implications for Animal Production?
US - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and...
Monday, September 15, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Republican Sullivan Makes Fishery Debate a Priority
US - Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide audience was too much to pass up for US Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan, who will be at the Oct. 1 fisheries debate at...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Shrimp Market Nearing Record Level Prices
US - Shrimp meat prices have been on the rise over the last few months and are continuing to rise, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
US Catfish Market Update: Catfish Production Down 18 per cent
US - The USDA catfish production report has now been reinstituted. In 2012 the three major states, Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama had 78,300 acres in production...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Maine Lobster Fishery Enters Sustainable Certification Assessment
US - The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association, Inc., a group of New England lobster wharf operators, processors, dealers and wholesalers, has entered...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Republican Dan Sullivan Bows Out of Fisheries Debate
US - “Surprised and disappointed” was the reaction by Senator Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an October 1 fisheries...
Monday, September 08, 2014
New Fish Processing Facility to Bring 100 New Jobs to Mississippi
US - Moon River Foods is locating a new fish processing operation in Baird, Mississippi. The project represents a corporate investment of $3 million and will create...
Rhode Island Adopts Oyster Aquaculture Disease Management Plan
US - The state of Rhode Island has adopted a plan facilitated by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to reduce the likelihood of human...
Thursday, September 04, 2014
What is Going on With Salmon This Year?
US - Buyers are having a hard time securing inventories of salmon, with shortages on some king, pink, chum and sockeye, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska Calls for Ban on Russian Seafood
US - If Russia won’t buy seafood from the US, we won’t buy seafood from them. That’s the gauntlet being thrown down by Alaska’s Congressional Delegation...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Pacific Hake Plugging Up West Coast
US - More than 1000 metric tons of Pacific Hake is unable to be shipped to Russia due to the country's import ban and other countries are bidding low for the inventories,...
Cooke's Maine Processing Plant to Meet Growing Salmon Demand
US - Forty workers are once again processing salmon at the True North Salmon processing facility in Machiasport Maine. True North Salmon is the processing, sales...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Researchers Investigate Alaska's Chinook Salmon Decline
US - More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Vermilion Snapper Trip Limit Decreased in South Atlantic
US - The daily trip limit for the commercial harvest of vermilion snapper in the South Atlantic is reduced from 1,000 pounds gutted weight to 500 pounds gutted weight,...
Northern Chef First to Offer ASC Certified Tilapia in US
US - Seafood consumer in the United States can now enjoy responsibly farmed tilapia that has been certified to the ASC standard for responsible aquaculture....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Seafood Mislabeling can Expose Consumers to High Mercury Levels
US - New measurements from fish purchased at retail seafood counters in 10 different states show the extent to which mislabeling can expose consumers to unexpectedly...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Closure Date Announced for Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack
US - The commercial and recreational harvest of greater amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico will be closed at 12:01 a.m. on August 25, 2014, and remain closed until...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: $60 million Alaskan Seafood Exports to be Halted by Russian Ban
US - Seafood is by far Alaska’s top export and as it heads overseas, global politics play a big role in making sales sink or swim. That dynamic took center stage...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Sales Increase for High Liner in Second Quarter 2014
US - High Liner Foods sales have increased in the second quarter of 2014 by $30.6 million, or 14.9 per cent, to $235.5 million....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Republican Candidates Want Environmental Regulators Out of Alaska’s Mining Decisions
US - Breached mine tailings dams be damned! As millions of Fraser River sockeye salmon head for spawning beds polluted by a brew of metal toxins oozing from the...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Dr Francisco Saraiva Gomes Joins Pontos Aqua
US - Dr Francisco Saraiva Gomes has joined Pontos Aqua Holdings as its Chief Executive Officer....
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