Wed. Jan 23 2019

Shut Down Woes:  Already Soft Crabmeat Market Hit Hard as Mid-Atlantic Demand Dries Up  

Halibut Commission to Address a Request for Minimum Area Allocation Next Week

Oceana’s Anchovy Lawsuit Backfires, as Judge Asks NMFS to Update Science in Ruling Likely to Increas

Mazzetta May Appeal Shrimp Duty Calculation to Supreme Court on Behalf of Vietnam Supplers  

Iceland Seafood International Appoints Bjarni Armannsson CEO as Helgi Eriksson Steps Down

Russia May Consider Change in This Year's Crab Quota Auctions to 20% Instead of 50% Summary Wednesday, January 23

Tue. Jan 22 2019

Quinault Pride Seafood Buys Ownership Stake in Pacific Harvest

GSMC Panel Sheds Light On the Seafood Consumer

Federal Fisheries Expert Rachel Baker Named as Deputy Commissioner ADF&G

BAP Program Finishes 2018 With 2,287 Certified Facilities Worldwide

Grants for Safety Training and Research (After 9 Year Delay)

Horace Dawson of Red Lobster Joins GSA’s Board of Directors

Chile's Agrosuper Now Second Largest Salmon Farmer after AquaChile Acquisition Completed Summary Tuesday, January 22

Mon. Jan 21 2019

California, Oregon Choose Different Dates to Open Remaining Coastline to Crabbing  

Roughly One-Third of Russia’s Fish Harvest Continues to be Lost or Destroyed  

Basa Industry Prospers in Vietnam; China's Industry Also Blooms  

Smaller Winter Crab Fisheries Give Economic Boost to Coastal Communities  

Unexpected Squid War Breaks out in Chile

Herring Season in San Francisco Bay Canceled as Market Dries Up Summary Monday, January 21

Fri. Jan 18 2019

Americans Will Pay More for Alaska Seafood, Say it Supports US Jobs  

Austral Fisheries and BCG Digital Ventures Launch New Tracking Platform  

Safe Quality Seafood Associates Launches SIMP Training Course

Angry Crab Shack Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Plans Expansion

Delta Pride Catfish Appoints New Sales Department Product Integrity Manager Summary Friday, January 18

Thu. Jan 17 2019

East Coast Seafood Consolidation of Groton Facility Comes from Years of Planning, Company Says  

Kodiak Tanners Open After 24 Hour Weather Delay  

Despite Predictions, Russian Fisherman Do Not Expect Pollock Decline Over Next 5 Years Summary Thursday, January 17

Champion Petfoods, Featuring Wild-Caught, Sustainable Fish, Coming to Petco Stores  

Online Grocery Company GrubMarket Acquires Chasin Foods as Part of West Coast Expansion

San Diego Hotel Launches Sea-to-Dining Experience Focusing on Local Seafood Trend

Charoen Pokphand to Double Number of Fishmeal Plants Meeting IFFO Responsible Sourcing Standard

Wed. Jan 16 2019

Government Shutdown Costing Fishing Industry Millions; Some Damage is Irreversible Summary Wednesday, January 16

$9 shore price in southwestern Nova Scotia creates lobster season ‘bottleneck’

Fisheries Council of Canada Launches Future Leaders Program in Cooperation with NFI

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, Monterey Bay Aquarium Announce Sri Lankan Blue Swimming Crab Rating  

New York Files Suit over fluke allocations highlighting issue of fish moving due to cimate change  

Bumble Bee Foods, FCF Fishery Co. and Ocean Outcomes Launch FIPs in Key Albacore Fisheries  

Canada Food Inspection Agency Launches New Food Safety Regulations

Film Chronicles Changes in Indonesia’s Fish Management, Highlights ‘One-by-one’ Tuna Fishery  

Coast Guard Formalizes Investigation into F/V Mary B II Capsizing  

Hawaii Seafood Exporter Signs Agreement With TNC to Help Save Snapper, Grouper Fishery  

Ocean Beauty’s Echo Falls Brand Launches 3 New Smoked Salmon Products  

Data on Alaska Fish Catches, Prices, Processor Sales by AK Region  

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Eating Fish Reduces Risk of Premature Birth

This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Eating fish can literally save lives.

Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for nearly one million deaths annually. Eating seafood or marine oils can significantly reduce that number.

The life saving ingredient?  Omega 3 fatty acids.

That’s the main finding of a new Cochrane Review of 70 studies worldwide that included nearly 20,000 pregnant women. It showed that omega’s from marine sources reduces early premature birth by a whopping 42 percent...

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