Fri. Dec 14 2018

NMFS Releases Latest Fisheries of US Report; Alaska On Top for Volume, Value  

Chinese Basa Producers Focus on Strong Domestic Market, See Positive Signs for 2019  

ADF&G Releases Annual Outlook for 2019 Groundfish Harvests in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet

VIDEO: 2017 Seafood Consumption Numbers; Dungeness Crab Delay and More News

EU announces new tariff quotas for 2019-20, raises limit for Alaska pollock to 320,000t Summary Friday, December 14

Thu. Dec 13 2018

Per Capita Seafood Consumption Highest Since 2008, with Gains in Shrimp, Salmon, Cod    

Cermaq Canada Frees Humpback Whale From Empty Salmon Cage Summary Thursday, December 13

Wed. Dec 12 2018

Concern Mounts for Winter Season as Nova Scotia Lobster Landings Down Considerably

Russia Seeks to Diversify and Increase Efforts with Coldwater Shrimp  

Groundfish Enterprise Council Changes Name to Atlantic Groundfish Council

Former Disney Exec Enters New Partnership to Bring Fully Traceable Fresh Iceland Seafood to U.S

BAP Seafood Officially Launches in Japanese Market  

Green Plains and Optimal Fish Food Form Optimal Aquafeed Company in New Joint Venture Summary Wednesday, December 12

Tue. Dec 11 2018

Chile Furthers its Seafood Exports, Market Penetration in China  

NPFMC Adopts Groundbreaking Ecosystem Management Plan for Bering Sea

John Henderschedt to Leave NOAA’s International Division for Former Company Phoenix PLP

Russia Tightens its Trade Relationship with Hunchun as Chief Chinese Port of Entry for Live Crab  

8 Maine Fishermen’s Organizations Urge Incoming Governor to Keep Current DMR Commissioner Keliher

Alaska State Cod Winter/Spring TAC Near 8 Million Pounds After Reallocation from Bering Sea  

Over 250 Retailers and Restaurant Companies Send Letter to Congress About QIP Correction

Poke One of Grubhub's Top Foods of 2018

Canadian Government Announces Aquaculture Management Initiatives  

Captain D’s Debuts New Restaurant Prototype in Louisiana Summary Tuesday, December 11

Mon. Dec 10 2018

2019 Pollock TACs Up in Bering Sea, Down in GOA, Cod TACs Down in Both Regions

Shrimp Continues to Pour into the US, With Another Record Year for Imports Likely  

West Coast States Delay Dungeness Crab Season — Again  

Russia Says Six Pollock Factories Will Aim to Push Chinese Pollock from EU in 2020  

'Boston' Lobsters Again Shine in China's Singles Day Sales Last Month  

LISTEN: Seafood Retail Features Analysis; 2019-20 Scallop Plan; Thai Union's Lobster Lab and More  

Total FDA Refusals Decrease Slightly in November 2018  

Japan Passes Most Significant Fisheries Reform in 70 Years, Incorporating Changes Pushed by EDF

Retailers Continue the Rush to Beat Tariffs in October

Norway Reports 10% Growth in Export Value for Salmon, Increase in Cod Exports in November  

UMass Dartmouth Continues Video Surveys on Georges Bank with Industry Support  

Creating Transit Lanes for Fishing Vessels in Northeast Wind Energy Areas Still a Work in Progress

Phibro Acquires Israeli Developer of Vaccines for Aquaculture Market Summary Monday, December 10

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ASC, Fair Trade USA Sign MOU to Pilot Fair Trade USA’s Requirements in Some ASC-Certified Fish Farms

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - October 10, 2018

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and Fair Trade USA are partnering up – and just in time for Fair Trade and National Seafood Month. The two organizations signed an MOU to pilot Fair Trade USA’s requirements in some ASC-certified fish farms.

“The Capture Fisheries Standard for wild fisheries has been the cornerstone of the Fair Trade seafood program since its inception in 2014, and now thousands of fishermen and workers are reaping its benefits ...

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