Fri. Mar 22 2019

Judge Rules Adak Cod Set-Aside Unlawful, Orders NMFS to Rewrite Amendment 113

The Winding Glass: John Sackton’s Seafood Week in Review

Trade War to Continue Indefinitely, Trump Says

VIDEO: MSC Mislabeling Report; Meal Kit Popularity; Hardee's Catfish Sandwich; Saving the Vaquita  

SENA 2019: Urner Barry Announces Winner of Executive Conference and Seafood Import Workshop Giveaway

Pescanova Introduces New Shrimp Products at Seafood Expo North America  

New Jersey Oyster Documentary Now Available on iTunes and Amazon  

Angry Crab Shack Chain Looking to Expand into Las Vegas Summary Friday, March 22

Thu. Mar 21 2019

Latest Oceana Seafood Fraud Report Takes Aim at SIMP, But Misses Mark

Western Pacific Managers, Fishermen Grapple with Closures, Slow Federal Pace of Reports  

Meal Kit Demand Going Strong, But Evolving

Bumble Bee Foods and SAP Create Blockchain to Track Fresh Fish from Ocean to Table  

Russia Plans Catch Increases to Match Soviet-era Harvest Figures  

Artisan Catch Announces Direct to User Restaurant Sales from Small Scale Fisheries to Begin in U.S.

ComFish Alaska Celebrates 40 years

Florida Man Arrested, Charged With Murder on Fishing Vessel Off Marco Island

Florida FWC Charge 3 People with Multiple Felonies for Exploiting Spiny Lobster Commercial Fishery  

FDA Commissioner Releases Statement on New Steps to Strengthen Food Safety Program Summary Thursday, March 21

Wed. Mar 20 2019

Herring Spotted in Sitka, Fleet on Two-Hour Notice  

Trident Seafoods Debuts Versatile 10g Protein Noodles at Seafood Expo North America  

March 2019 Alaska Fishing Updates  

Meet the Sustainable Shopper: Young Transitionals Who Are Tech-Savvy

Hardee’s Partners with Mississippi Catfish Farm to Create New Catfish Sandwich at Select Locations

Cooke Inc. Acquires California Distributor All Seas Wholesale, Inc.  

INSIGHT: Fishmeal Producers Need to Capitalise on 'Point-of-Difference' Factors  

Sustainable Oceans Leadership Institute Seeking Applicants; Set to Kick Off Program in Brussels Summary Wednesday, March 20

Tue. Mar 19 2019

In a Well-Designed Study, MSC Finds Labeling Fraud Rates of Less Than 1%

Pebble Dam Breach Modeled, Comments Open to May 31

Seafood Importers Support Measures to Save the Vaquita

Push to Standardize Traceability Efforts Launched by Retailers and International Seafood Companies

Slade Gorton Launches ICYBAY Iceland Retail Bag Line at Boston Seafood Show

FishWise Releases RISE, a Labor Rights Roadmap for Seafood Businesses

Fishermen Identify Projects to Improve Fisheries Development in the U.S. Pacific Islands

Stolt Sea Farm Expands European Production for Turbot and Sole

Global Aquaculture Alliance Launches Aquademia Podcast at Boston Seafood Show

SENA 2019: Corbion Teams Up With Celebrity Chef Sammy Monsour for Short Film on Algae-Fed Salmon  

Salmon Sisters Donating 1% of All Sales to Food Bank of Alaska

Two New Trustees Named Int’l Pole and Line Foundation

Coastal Villages Sets 2019 Budget for Community Benefits at Over $18 Million Summary Tuesday, March 19

Mon. Mar 18 2019

Legal Seafoods and CP Foods to Introduce Legal Branded Shrimp Products for National Distribution  

LISTEN: The Boston Seafood Show Podcast Episode!

Low Prices Overshadow China's White Shrimp Industry  

SENA 2019: Seafood Champion Awards Finalists Announced at Boston Seafood Show

Change Is in the Air: Western Pacific SSC Suggests New Approaches for Suite of Issues  

Chilean Salmon Marketing Council Introduces 'Promise of Patagonia' Campaign for US  

China Overtakes Japan as Alaska's Largest Seafood Importer  

CleanFish Brings First ‘Green Rated’ Marine-Farmed Atlantic Salmon to Boston Seafood Show Summary Monday, March 18

Tristan International Granted Exploratory Fishing Permits in Ecuador for Patagonian Toothfish  

Nielsen Study Finds Consumers Care Most About Buying Local

Russian Fish Company Launches Branded Single Frozen Pollock Fillets in Russian Supermarkets  

Fri. Mar 15 2019 Summary Friday, March 15

Argis Galac’sea Changes Name to Argisfood After Acquisition By Seafoodia Group

Antarctic Salmon Brand Sixty South Building New Hatchery  

The Fish Shoppe Becomes 1st Australian Seafood Retailer With MSC Chain of Custody Certification

BioMar Buys Stake of JV Partner AquaChile in APSA Factory

Samuels And Son Seafood Announces Multi State Expansion, New Products Ahead of Boston Seafood Show

Vietnamese Shrimp Producers Worry about Loss of Competitiveness in Face of Thailand, India  

ISSF’s Scientist Advisors Reflect on a Decade of Discovery

VIDEO: Get Ready for Seafood Expo North America

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China Establishes Research Center Targeting Seafood Smuggling

In order to show determination and strengthen supervision against smuggling, China established its National Anti-Smuggling Coordination Survey and Research Center, also known as NARC, in Nanning of Guangxi on February 23. This center is said to be responsible for studying the smuggling situation, predicting the trend and also providing suggestions about how to tackle the problem. Seafood smuggling is one of the top priorities on its to-do list, according to media reports.

Seafood smuggling has been haunting China for many years now. Even some renowned seafood companies were caught ...

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