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30 June 2015
Steep Halibut Pricing Expected to Continue
US - As the fresh Halibut season has ended, any product in the freezers should remain high - especially as the boats take a few weeks to transition to Salmon gear....
New $25 million Grants to Improve US Fishing Opportunities
US - NOAA has announced grants of more than $25 million for 88 projects under the 2014-2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program. This is the most significant amount...
29 June 2015
Success for FDA Fish Fraud Fighting Programme
US - The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ongoing integration of forensic science as a way of combating seafood fraud and mislabeling is paying off....
24 June 2015
Bleak Outlook for Collapsed Sole Market
US - The sole market is down to record low levels and long inventories, poor markets, and limited cash flow equate to looming troubles ahead for Chinese processing...
22 June 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Bright Spots Emerging in Bleak Global Salmon Sales Market
US - As Alaska’s salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an otherwise bleak global sales market....
19 June 2015
New Trans Fats Ban will not Apply to Fish Feed
US - The US Food and Drug Administration released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe, or GRAS,...
17 June 2015
Call for Improvement in Counter Measure Against Food Poisoning Outbreaks
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
16 June 2015
Sockeye Inventories Clean Up In Preparation for Record Breaking Salmon Forecasts
US - The Alaska salmon return for 2015 is posed to set new records - forecasts show harvests of 221 million salmon, equating to about 1 billion pounds, reports Rob...
15 June 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Setnetting May Soon be Banned in Parts of Alaska
US - A one handed clap best describes the reaction to the 43,000 signature drop off by anti-salmon setnet advocates at the Division of Elections last week. It means...
11 June 2015
World’s Largest Rainbow Trout Producer Earns BAP Certification
US - All of Clear Springs Foods's domestic rainbow trout farms have now attained Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, making it the world’s first rainbow...
09 June 2015
Steady Haddock Pricing Amidst Turbulent Norwegian Biomass Analysis
US - Although Haddock in the George's Bank is relatively abundant and is not currently overfished, this year's harvest will be largely dependent on the ability of...
08 June 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Total Alaska Salmon Catch Pegged at 221 million
US - Salmon fisheries are opening up this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catches so far of mostly sockeye, were under one million fish, but will...
02 June 2015
Oregon Pink Shrimp Fishery Well Underway
US - The Oregon pink shrimp fishery is well underway, with larger shrimp dominating the fishery. Good weather is also allowing fishermen to comfortably fish daily,...
Maine Algae Industry to Capitalize on Growing Business Opportunities
US - As demand for seaweed in Maine is starting to out-pace wild harvest supply, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) has stepped in to provide $50,000 to help form...
01 June 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Fishermen Face Layoff as Budget Stalled
US - Alaska’s salmon industry is ready to get corked by the inability of state lawmakers to pass a budget....
18 May 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Reduction in Halibut Bycatch Needed
US - The people of Alaska are making their voices heard and are demanding that fisheries practices change to reduce halibut bycatch....
15 May 2015
US Agriculture Predicted to Create Thousands of Jobs in Next Five Years
US - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the US in occupations involving agriculture and environment over the next five years, according to an employment...
13 May 2015
Future Looking Better for Arkansas Catfish Farmers
US - Catfish farmers in Arkansas are seeing higher prices and lower feed costs this spring, giving producers hope that years of industry declines are nearing an...
11 May 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: How Much are Fishermen Affected by Long Term Health Problems?
US - How much are fishermen affected by long term health problems like hearing loss, lack of sleep and high blood pressure? A pilot study aims to find out and researchers...
08 May 2015
New Models Help Scallop Fisheries Adapt to Climate Change
US - Researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and other organisations have developed a model to help regulators improve the resilience of US scallop...
07 May 2015
Difficult Year Ahead for Yellowfin Sole
US - With a weak market and long inventories, there is a difficult year ahead for yellowfin sole, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
05 May 2015
Prices to Increase as Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Fishery Closes
US - The Gulf of Alaska groundfish fishery has been closed by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to non-Rockfish program catcher trawl vessels, reports...
Alaska Fish Factor: New Research Blames Too Many Pinks for Slow Sockeye Growth
US - Alaskan salmon producers are not buying the presumption that growing numbers of pinks are eating too much food in the ocean, causing sockeye salmon to grow...
27 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: 63 Million Hatchery Produced Salmon Expected to Return Home
US - Each year more than one third of all the salmon caught in Alaska begin their lives in a hatchery. There are 31 hatchery facilities in Alaska: 15 privately owned,...
24 April 2015
New Report Highlights Trends, Insights in the US Seafood Industry
US - With its large commercial fishing areas in the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, the US was the fourth largest harvester of wild caught seafood...
21 April 2015
Great Year Forecast for Reduced Canned Salmon Pricing
US - Seafood buyers can expect a great year for reduced canned salmon pricing, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
20 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Longliners Warned of Potential Damage from Lost Sablefish Pots
US - A mile long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after being run over by tugs towing barges at Knight Island Passage....
16 April 2015
Red Lobster’s Nelson Griffin Joins GAA Board
US - Nelson Griffin of Red Lobster Seafood Company has joined the board of directors of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), the world’s leading standards-setting...
14 April 2015
Sockeye Salmon on a Downward Spiral
US - If you are a sockeye buyer then the current market is ideal for any upcoming purchase decisions, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
13 April 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: Wild Salmon May Soon Become Available to More Alaskans
US - Caribou instead of corn dogs…salmon instead of Trout Treasures… seal meat in place of spaghetti – all could soon be available to more Alaskans if traction...
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