Fri. Feb 15 2019

Bumble Bee Foods Settles Price-Fixing Lawsuit with Sysco  


Southern Oregon Crab Under Evisceration Order Again  


Spending Bill Ensures Better Catch Accounting for Gulf Anglers


Chile Looks to Salmon Stability for a Profitable Business Model, Expects Moderate Growth for Years  


Mowi Aqua Feed Plant in Scotland Expected to Start Production in Q2  


Sustainability Rating Drops for Clearwater's Offshore Lobster Fishery  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, February 15


Thu. Feb 14 2019

King Crab and Lobster Again Shine for Chinese New Year, 'The Most Important Dinner in China'  


Salmon Price Drop May be Aggravated by Late Start of Lent this Year  


Maryland Crab Industry Nervous About H-2B Visa Situation, Can’t Take Another Year With No Staffing  


India Shrimp Rejections for Antibiotics Spike in January 2019  


Tanner Crab Fishing Opens in Southeast Alaska


Happy Valentine’s Day! Name a Salmon After Your Ex Before It’s Fed to a Bear


Bruce Gabrys, Alaskan Fisherman, Financial Planner and Resource Advisor (1955-2019)


Jet.com partners with New York’s Fulton Fish Market


SeaWeb’s Seafood Summit, Now Owned by Diversified, Will be Held in Thailand This Year


Thai Union, WWF Release First Sourcing Transparency: Wild Caught Fish and Shellfish Report


Hendrix Genetic, Nutreco Partner to Offer Sustainable Shrimp Solutions in Ecuador  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, February 14


Wed. Feb 13 2019

Fish Stick Uproar Upsets Russians, Leads to Misinformation Dump   


2019 Herring Forecast Lower for B.C., Higher for Alaska in Sitka and Togiak


Washington's Anti-Gillnet Bill Draws Strong Support, Opposition in Committee Hearing  


ASC Logo Rated Among Top 10 Food Product Labels That Dutch Consumers Can Trust


Grieg Seafood Group Ends 2018 With Record High Harvest Volume


Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House Experiences Data Breach


Mowi Releases Q4 2018 Results; Boasts Record High Full-Year Turnover


NOAA, USFWS Release Atlantic Salmon Recovery Plan  


Noodles & Company Introduce Limited Time Shrimp Dishes Just in Time for Lent  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, February 13


Tue. Feb 12 2019

Lack of Alternatives is Pushing Retailers to Stick with Snow Crab Despite High Prices  


West Coast Trawlers see Highest Groundfish Landings Since 2000 with Rockfish Resurgence  


ANALYSIS: Mahi Imports Up 51% From October to November 2018  


Australian Seafood Industry Shocked into Action After WA Government Attempted Lobster Grab


Henderschedt Starts New Job with Phoenix Processors and the Bering Sea Groundfish Fishery


GSSI Welcomes CP Foods as New Global Partnership


Congressman Rutherford, Van Drew Introduce Bill to Prevent Seismic Testing in the Atlantic Ocean


Polarctic Seafood in Finnmark Goes Bankrupt


LoveTheWild Relaunching Sustainably-Farmed Fish Kits This March  


Fishing Industry Loses an Ally: North Caroline Rep Walter Jones Passes Away at Age 76


Norway: Aqua Feed Rivals Cargill and Skretting Establish Feed Transport Partnership


Fast Casual Chain Teriyaki Madness Introducing Salmon Bowls  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, February 12


Mon. Feb 11 2019

American Seafoods Announces Effort to Sell Itself to New Investors, Replace Bregal Partners  


In Closely Watched Case, Canadian Appeals Court Upholds DFO Rights to Enforce Fleet Separation


Captain D’s Prepares for Lent with New Sandwich Offerings  


LISTEN: Right Whale Protection Rules; U.S. Lobster Imports; Tilapia and Cannabis; and More  


Matt Jacobson Stepping Down as Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative Executive Director  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, February 11


Coast Guard's $227M Ships Rock 'Like Crazy,' Making Crews Seasick, Unable to Work


Bloomin’ Brands Names Jeff Carcara as Bonefish Grill President


Iceland's Sildavinnslan to Close One of Its Fishmeal Plants


Cape Nordic Corporation Fish Farm Project Expands to Include Oysters  


Fri. Feb 8 2019

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, February 8


Canadian Cannabis Company Using Tilapia to Grow Marijuana  


Omega Protein Applauds ASMFC Vote to Not Penalize Virginia for Failure to Adopt Chesapeake Bay Cap


Race for Fish in Shortest Bering Sea P Cod Season Pushes Council Towards Rationalization Plan   


South Korea Accused of Failing to Enforce Penalties on IUU Vessel That was Cited by CCAMLR


StarKist Adds Asian Inspired Flavors to Tuna Creations Pouch Line  


ANALYSIS: Through November All-time Highest Imported Volume of fresh Atlantic Whole Fish, Fillets  


Netuno USA, Others Joins Nature Conservancy to Help Save Snapper Fishery from Collapse  


Swiss Doctors Approved to Use Kerecis Omega3 Wound Fish Skin Starting this March


Canadian Gov’t Loosens Gulf of St. Lawrence Whale Rules; Closed Area only ½ size of last year


Coast Guard Medevacs F/V Miss Kimberly II Crew Member in Gulf of Mexico


Expansion of Russia’s Small Vessel Fishing Fleet Faces Threat with Less Funding from State


VIDEO: Tariff Impact on Lobster; Siluriformes Recalled; November Gulf Shrimp Landings and More  


California Commission Accepts Spring Chinook Listing Petition  


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Peggy Parker hired as sustainability editor for SeafoodNews

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SCOM]  August 21, 2014

Peggy Parker, of Parker & Associates in Deming, Washington, has been hired as the new Science and Sustainability Editor for SeafoodNews.
 
Parker has a long history of communications and outreach in the seafood industry in Alaska and the US west coast.  She spent her early years in Cordova, where she wrote for the Cordova Times, worked for the Cordova Aquatic Marketing Association, and later became manager of the Copper River Fishermen's Co-op. 
 
She worked for several years as a Senior Editor with Seafood Business Magazine. In the late 1980's she served as Alaska's seafood industry media liason during the Exxon Valdez oil spill and cleanup, and also managed ASMI's export program for a few years.
 
Parker has intimate knowledge of North Pacific fisheries, and especially the system of science based management that has made these fisheries among the most sustainable in the world, and a source of pride for US fisheries managers. 
 
As Science and Sustainability Editor, Parker will focus on global issues relating to seafood sustainability and science based fisheries management.
 
She will also serve as SeafoodNews editor in Seattle, expanding our coverage of all news in the North Pacific, starting September 1st.
 
John Sackton, Publisher of SeafoodNews said "I personally have known and worked with Peggy for many years, and we are delighted... 
 

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