News Summary January 18, 2017
Today's Main Story: Most Lays Offs at Mazzetta's Gloucester Subsidiary Were Temp Workers; Finding Jobs for Full Timers
As a follow-up to one of Tuesday's top stories, today we report that The Mazzetta Company said it will find jobs for full-time staff that were laid off and will eventually bring back its temporary workforce that were also let go from its Gloucester Seafood Processing (GSP) subsidiary. The Illinois-based seafood importer and distributor issued the statement in response to a local news article that confirmed Mazzetta had laid off 175 of its employees since August. This is the first statement from the Mazzetta Company about the matter.
In other news, the Alaska Department of Fish Game issued a reminder that current FDA food safety regulations prevent consumers from getting sick as long as they prepare fresh and frozen salmon properly regardless if it's cooked or eaten raw. Recent news reports have mentioned parasites in Alaska salmon; however, Alaska salmon is among the highest quality seafood and safe for consumer consumption.
India's WestCoast Group, the country's only fully-integrated seafood company that sells black tiger shrimp and other se
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