Fri. Sep 21 2018

NOAA Seeks $3 Million in Fines From Captains and Rafael Partners, Plus New Permit Revocations

VIDEO: Trade War Escalates; US Standards for Catfish; Farmed Salmon Fillets and More

Symphony of Seafood Calls for New Alaska Seafood Products  

Typhoon Mangkhut Disrupts Transport in Southern China; Salmon Prices Rise  

Garbo’s Fresh Maine Lobster Partners with Austin Whole Foods Market

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Seeking Participants for 2019 Shrimp Bycatch Study Summary Friday, September 21

Thu. Sep 20 2018

Alaska Snow Crab Survey Finds 60% Jump in Legal Male Crab; King Crab Numbers Will be Down  

Chinese Basa Prices Start to Rise in Advance of National Day  

FDA Opening Voluntary Qualified Importer Program Application Three Months Early

ANALYSIS: Atlantic, Pacific Halibut Imports For July Up From June  

Inland Seafood Partners with Nashville Wholesale Distributor Music City Seafood Summary Thursday, September 20

Wed. Sep 19 2018

Former Sea Star Seafood Owner James R. Faro Sentenced for Bank Fraud

Premium Brands Holdings Completes Acquisition of Maine-Based Ready Seafood Co.  

ANALYSIS: Imported Volume of Farmed Salmon Fillets at all Time Highs Amid 6 Weeks of Steady Pricing  

ADF&G: Bristol Bay Return, Harvest, and Value Break Records  

Offshore Fish Farms Pushed by Trump Administration

Drew Lawler Named NOAA’s New Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Fisheries

Ocean Brands Canned Seafood Supplier Acquiring Leading Premium Sardines Brand

Massachusetts DPH Announces Precautionary Closure of Oyster Beds  

Fishpeople Seafood Releases Oven-roasted Wild Alaskan Salmon Slices, Jerky  

California Fish Grill Partners with Monterey Bay Aquarium to Serve Ocean-Friendly Seafood

Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation Hires Director of Sustainability, Strategic Engagement Summary Wednesday, September 19

Tue. Sep 18 2018

10% Tariffs on $200 Billion Chinese Exports Take Effect; Some Pollock and Cod Products May be Exempt  

Pacific Salmon Commission Treaty Calls for Reduced Catches in Canada and the U.S.

Global Warming Impacts Alaska’s Salmon, Crab, and Cod; CAP Recommends Policy Changes

Cod Catches, Hatcheries Shuffle Alaska Fish Board Line Up  

Kodiak Chamber of Commerce to Host Gubernational Fisheries Debate on October 22

Malpeque Brand Oysters Recalled Due to Salmonella  

Celebrate Free Sushi Day With P.F. Chang’s on September 20th

Iceland Seafood International Completes Acquisition of Solo Seafood

Pacific Salmon Commission Treaty Calls for Reduced Catches in Canada and the U.S. Summary Tuesday, September 18

Mon. Sep 17 2018

USDA Approves Vietnam, China, Thailand Catfish Exports, Says They Meet Equivalent US Standards  

ASC Salmon Standard Recognized by GSSI  

Impacts of the Blob: West Coast Fishermen Now Live with Heightened Uncertainty

Growth of Ecuador White Shrimp, Tilapia Export Problems, Bank Pressure in Dalian Mark 2018 in China  

Chinese Demand for Russian King Crab Reshaping Crab Market  

Vietnam Shrimp Review Released in Federal Register  

SeafoodNews Podcast: J50; Lobster Prices; Chinese Red Swimming Crab Meat Market Update and More  

Chinese Importers Bank on Upcoming Festivals to Boost Lobster Prices  

Oregon Congressman DeFazio Announces Funding for Port Maintenance and Improvement Projects

MLMC Brings New Shell Lobster to Chicago  

Southeast Alaska Fishermen Win Bycatch Reduction Grant to Avoid Sperm Whales

Pollock Market on the Rise Again as Demand Exceeds Supply

American Shrimp Processors Association Supports Bill to Address IUU Fishing Summary Monday, September 17

Nordic Aquafarms Announces New Hires at Denmark and Belfast Facility

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News Summary December 26, 2017 

Today's Main Story: Crabbers Hang Hopes on Oregon, California Domoic Testing for a January Opening

Today's lead item from Seafood News editor Susan Chambers reports that domoic acid levels are dropping in California crab, and possibly in southern Oregon crab as well. The West Coast commercial crab season had been delayed until Jan. 15 due to meat quality concerns, but an unexpected domoic acid test result late last week showed that the crab near Fort Bragg, California, was clear ...

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