Fri. Dec 4 2020

Coast Guard Receives False Distress Call a Little Over a Week After Emmy Rose Tragedy

In the Nick of Time: Good News for Canadian Seafood Exports  

Two Haines Residents Still Missing; Rebuild and Repair of Roads, Houses, Power Grid Starts

Western Pacific Council Pushes Bigeye Tuna Increase; OKs Industry-led Shark Mitigation Measure  

Current Restaurant Restrictions and Capacity By State   

JAPAN: October Chilean Coho Imports Down 40%; Squid From Peru Up 10000 Tons  

Diversified Sets July 2021 Date For Seafood Expo North America

Nordic Aquafarms Nets 3 Permits for Proposed Belfast Aquaculture Facility

Canadian Seafood Industry Groups Applaud New Ocean Action Agenda

SeaShare Donations Feed More Hungry Americans

Coast Guard Searching for Man Missing Near Cape May

NFWF Announces $900K in Research Grants for Killer Whale Conservation

Two Haines Residents Still Missing; Rebuild and Repair of Roads, Houses, Power Grid Starts Summary Friday, December 4

Thu. Dec 3 2020

Start-up Cultivated Meat Company Avant Raises US$3.1 Million in Funding Round

To Better Expand Business in China, a Norwegian Company Relocates Some of its Salmon Aquaculture  

ANALYSIS: Scallop Market Firms Amid Tightening Restrictions  

Tokyo October Salmon Market: Frozen and Salted Coho Stable, Salted Fall Chum Decline  

Haines, Alaska Hit By Record-Breaking Storm; Floods and Landslides Leave Six Missing

PHOTOS: Blue Harvest Relaunches Scalloping Vessel Blue Water After Refurbishment and Restoration  

Alaska Fish Radio: Updates on COVID Relief Funds, Deadline to Apply Approaches  

Emergency Rulemaking Petition Filed to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales From Fishing Gear

Huon Aquaculture Hit Again with 'Hugely Concerning' Fish Escapement

Sustainable Shrimp Partnership Launches 'Farm to Fork' Blockchain Traceability App  

Icelandic Lumpfish Fishery Regain MSC Certification Following National Efforts

COVID-19 Restrictions Take Their Toll on Norwegian Seafood as Export Value Drops

Nordic Aqua Partners Nets Listing on Oslo Stock Exchange’s Euronext Growth Market

Australia-based Clean Seas Seafood Names New CEO, CFO

Sysco Hires Tom Peck as Chief Information and Digital Officer Summary Thursday, December 3

Wed. Dec 2 2020

REPORT: Only $16.5 Million in CARES Act Funding Disbursed to Fishery Participants As of October 23

NFI Releases Statement on Planned Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

USCG Executes Tricky Medevac in Alaska and Finds Two Lost Fishermen in Tropical South Pacific

Deadline for Round 2 of Coronavirus Food Assistance Relief Program Approaching

KnowSeafood Launches Direct-to-consumer Seafood Market Using Blockchain Traceability

JAPAN: Fall Chum Landings 48,000 Tons; Down 3% at the End of October  

New York Fisheries Relief Program Application Period Now Open

Norwegian Farmer Andfjord Salmon Completes $10 Million Private Placement

Long John Silver’s Providing Holiday Cheer with Free Delivery

Healing Fish Skins Get Third Grant for U.S. Military Usages

Japan Food Promotion Group Combines Seafood and Sake via Food Lockers in New York and Los Angeles Summary Wednesday, December 2

Tue. Dec 1 2020

North Pacific Seafoods Calls Lawsuit “Not Accurate” and Will “Vigorously Fight” Allegations

China Detects Coronavirus on Packaging of Chilean Crab; Sernapesca Responds  

Pandemic Thanksgiving Brings Salmon and Other Turkey Alternatives to the Table

Atlanto-Scandian Herring and Blue Whiting To Be Taken Off MSC List For Lack of QS Agreement

Alaska Fish Radio: Trident and OBI Talk Next Year’s Salmon and Seafood Trade  

Hawaii Longliners Find Scientific Committee Support for Monofilament Leaders

Gathered Foods Expands Retail Presence in Europe

Sernapesca Vessel Dedicated to Aquaculture Inspection Now in Operation

Blue Apron Appoints Charlean Gmunder Chief Operating Officer

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Seafood Brands Collaborate to Educate Consumers About Responsible Seafood Consumption Summary Tuesday, December 1

Mon. Nov 30 2020

Cook Inlet Fishermen, Communities Call New Alternative Salmon Plan “Appalling”, “Ludicrous”

Second COVID-19 Wave May Complicate Export Plans of Russian Fishermen and Processors

China's Domestic Seafood Market a Winner as Imported Products Look to Regain Footing

EU Parliament Pushes Through Mini Lobster Trade Deal With US  

October Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Data Show Historically Low Landings  

Plant-based Protein Producer Modern Meat Introduces Vancouver Island and Australia Expansion Plans Summary Monday, November 30

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BAP Releases New Edition of Seafood Processing Standard

Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) released the latest edition of the Seafood Processing Standard (SPS), incorporating clarifications and updates for the standards applying to processors of both wild-caught and farmed seafood.

The latest edition of SPS (5.1) will replace the 5.0 version which was introduced in February 2019 and will be mandatory for all facilities pursuing certification or re-certification starting on January 16, 2021.

The new issue, which can be found here, provides clarity on the outsourcing of processing, environmental monitoring and food-product testing and on food safety...

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