Fri. Apr 3 2020

DFO Delays Snow Crab Season in Newfoundland and Labrador Until April 20  


Seafood Expo North America Rescheduled; Boston Seafood Show to Take Place in September


Are 'Family Meal Deals' at Restaurants the New Normal?


ANALYSIS: Pollock Block Market Thriving Amid COVID-19  


ANALYSIS: February Shrimp Imports Grow 20.1 Percent  


Kodiak Tanner Crab is a Wrap, Dungeness Up Next  


COVID-19: Updated Compendium of Closures/Meeting Changes


Canada Names Seafood Industry As Essential Service, Amid Announcements of Wage Supports


Observer Waiver for Vessels With Northeast Fishing Permits Extended Through April 18  


Rutgers University Team Finds Species of Oysters, Clams Can be Farmed Side-by-Side  


Long John Silver’s Offering Truck Drivers Discount, Curb-Side Pick-Up


Chicken of the Sea Donates More Than Half A Million Servings Of Seafood to Vulnerable U.S. Groups


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, April 3


Thu. Apr 2 2020

Alaska’s Coastal Communities Prepare for 2020 Fishing Season as COVID-19 Cases Rise  


Maine’s Commercial Fishing, Processing and Aquaculture Remains ‘Essential’ Under New Executive Order


Local Catch Network Capitalizes on Pandemic to Broaden its Fresh Seafood Scope


These are the Top Operational Changes Restaurants are Making in Response to the Coronavirus


Salmon Group Taps Langeland as CEO as Øen Becomes New US Envoy for Seafood Council


Norwegian Seafood Sector Pivots to Frozen Fish as Production Continues During Pandemic


Restaurant Prices in Canada Expected to Fall Due to COVID-19


Voice Recognition Software Tracks Fish Catches


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, April 2


Wed. Apr 1 2020

Luke’s Lobster Launches E-Commerce Platform to Send Seafood Across U.S.


Haunted by the Coronavirus, Vietnam’s Seafood Industry Suffers


Russian Fish Processors Call on Government to Lift Restrictions on Fish Imports to Domestic Market


Bumble Bee CEO Appointed to Plant-based Food Company’s Board of Directors


Land-based Farm Pure Salmon Poland Earns Ocean Friendly Label  


Louisiana Oyster Task Force Reaches Out to Newsroom Ink to Tell Their Story  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, April 1


Tue. Mar 31 2020

The Winding Glass: Processors Now Key to Lobster and Crab Survival in Canada    


Chicago Restaurant Owners File Lawsuit Against Insurance Company Over Business Interruption Policy


Canadian Government Ensures Support for Seafood Industry During COVID-19 Pandemic


NMFS Approves Final Measures for Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Plan for 2020 Season  


China's Struggling Tilapia Industry Encounters More Trouble With Coronavirus Outbreak  


CenSea National Sales Director Dave Bennett Retiring After More Than 25 Years With The Company


Thai Union Donates Shelf-Stable Seafood to Red Cross


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, March 31


Mon. Mar 30 2020

Lobster Fishery Delayed in Two New Brunswick Areas, Other Fisheries Waiting on Decisions  


During One Week, Bishops From Five States Lift Ban on Eating Meat During Lent


Russia Hopes to Significantly Increase Exports of Pollock Fillets to U.S. Market This Year  


NMFS Says 'No' to West Coast Groundfish, Swordfish Vessels Seeking Waivers for Observers


Coronavirus Traps Fishing Crew of Japanese Long-Distance Tuna Vessels  


State of Louisiana Steps Up to Connect Consumers with Local Harvesters as “Matchmaker”


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, March 30


VIDEO: New COMTELL Spotlight - Improved Charting and History Pages


Fri. Mar 27 2020

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, March 27


Maine Opening Elver Fishery Following COVID-19 Protection Measures  


An Explanation of Canada’s Quarantine Exemptions for Temporary Foreign Workers and Truckers


Walmart Subsidiary Seiyu First Retailer to Endorse BAP Certification in Japan


Global Study Shows How Marine Species Respond as Oceans Warm


Updated MSC Fisheries Certification Process Manual Now Available


TAKING STOCK: Economic Gauntlets & Seafood Market Waves


Alaska’s NOAA Fisheries Waives Observer Coverage on Partial Coverage Fleet For Two Weeks


Pescanova Introduces New Toss & Serve Shrimp as Convenient, Healthy At-Home Dinner Option  


FFAW Recommending that DFO Postpone Snow Crab Fishery  


NFI Issues Statement on Passing of Angie Prieble


FSIS Loosens Labeling Enforcement, Allows Foodservice Items Easier Access to Retail


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National Restaurant Association Calls on Congress for Relief Amid Coronavirus Outbreak 

The National Restaurant Association called on President Trump and congressional leaders to provide immediate relief in the wake of government-mandated operational changes. The large-scale closures and restrictions on gatherings have created an economic hardship that will ripple through every community in this country.

Early economic forecasts reveal the industry will sustain at least a $225 billion loss and be forced to eliminate between 5 to 7 million jobs over the next three-months; however, the White House and others are projecting a potentially longer period for reduced operations. In a letter to the Administration and Congress, the National Restaurant Association outlined several options that can provide...

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