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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Value of US Seafood Landings Increased in 2013
US - In its annual report, Fisheries of the United States 2013, NOAA Fisheries announced that US fishermen landed 9.9 billion pounds of fish and shellfish, an increase...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
FDA Online Tool to Help US Fight Seafood Fraud
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new online learning module designed to help groups including “state regulators ensure the proper...
New Partnership to Support Ongoing Gulf Restoration
US - A new partnership between USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) will provide additional...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
FDA Investigation Finds Majority of Seafood is Labeled Correctly
US - The US Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labeling. The investigation has found that 85 per cent...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Land and Water Rights Causing Tension
US - Throughout history, arguments over land and water usages have run the gamut from tussles over fences with next door neighbors to shoot outs over inter-state...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Chum Salmon Market Puzzling Buyers
US - The chum salmon market is puzzling buyers globally this season as harvests are lower than expected, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Wrasse Fishing Closing Today in Puerto Rico Waters
PUERTO RICO, US - The commercial harvest of federally managed wrasses will be closed in federal waters around Puerto Rico at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on October 20,...
Alaska Fish Factor: Encouraging Young People into the Bearing Sea Crab Fleet
US - The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats before the fishery downsized to catch shares in 2005. Fewer boats means...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
King, Snow and Dungeness Crab Market Update
US - In this week's 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 13 October, Rob Reierson gives a king, snow and dungeness crab market update....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Ballot Measure 4 Aims to Protect Bristol Bay Salmon
US - A ballot measure to protect salmon in Southwest hasn’t grabbed as many headlines as pot and campaign politics. Ballot Measure 4, sponsored by the group Bristol...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Early Mortality Syndrome: Changing the Way We Farm
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has wreaked devastation across Asian shrimp farms over the past few years but now key research by Dr George Chamberlin, Global...
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Blue x Channel Hybrid Catfish Provide Promising Future for US Farmers
US - The blue x channel hybrid catfish is expected to be key to the survival of the struggling commercial catfish industry in the US. The strong survival rates and...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Consumer Organisations Urge Feds to Implement Catfish Inspection Programme
US - A coalition of consumer and advocacy organizations including Food & Water Watch, the Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention, Consumer Federation...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
2014 a Turbulent Year for Salmon
GLOBAl - In this week's 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 6 October, Rob Reierson gives a seasonal salmon review discussing projections vs what actually...
Monday, October 06, 2014
Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskans Hear Dan Sullivan’s Ideas On Fishery Issues
ALASKA, US - I must admit that US Senate candidate Dan Sullivan achieved something I have been trying to accomplish as a fisheries writer for more than a quarter...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Aquaculture’s Role in Building a Healthier America
US - Heart disease is the biggest avoidable killer in the United States of America and it costs the US economy around $273 billion to treat. Here, Linda Cornish,...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
US 2013 Aquaculture Census: Aquaculture Products Sales Fetched $1.37 billion
US - Total sales of aquaculture products in 2013 was $1.37 billion, an increase of 26 per cent from 2005, according to the latest figures in the 2013 Census of Aquaculture....
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...
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