Tue. Dec 18 2018

Modern Fish Act Passes Senate; Gulf Interests Say Bill Much Improved


NFI's Better Seafood Board Applauds NY Attorney General Crackdown on Mis-labeled Seafood


URI and VIMS Researchers Show Aquaculture Oysters Can Limit Spread of Dermo in Wild Oysters


Wegman’s Launches Own Brand of Frozen Ready to Cook Seafood Entrees


VIDEO: Pork Production to Reach Record in Q4; China Cracks Down on Smuggling


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, December 18


Mon. Dec 17 2018

China Cracks Down on Smuggling and Improves Logistics for Legal Imports  


Brexit Fisheries: Status Quo is Most Likely Outcome in Near Term, as UK has Fish, but EU has Markets


LISTEN: Seafood Consumption Numbers; Grubhub's Year in Food Report and More Seafood News


Togiak Herring Forecast Higher Than Last Year And Seiners Get Larger Share


Widespread Satisfaction Noted with Outcomes at Western Central Pacific Tuna Meeting Last Week


Russian Fishery Company Starts Construction of Russia’s Largest Pollock Processing Plant  


Alaska is U.S. Seafood Superpower  


Thai Union Launches Tuna Oil Refinery; Only Refiner to Own Complete Supply Chain and Production


Indonesian Fishermen Arrested in Hawaii After Attempting to Smuggle Shark Fins


SalMar to Move Ahead With Plans to Farm Fish in Open Waters With Smart Fish Farm  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, December 17


Fri. Dec 14 2018

NMFS Releases Latest Fisheries of US Report; Alaska On Top for Volume, Value  


Chinese Basa Producers Focus on Strong Domestic Market, See Positive Signs for 2019  


ADF&G Releases Annual Outlook for 2019 Groundfish Harvests in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet


VIDEO: 2017 Seafood Consumption Numbers; Dungeness Crab Delay and More News


EU announces new tariff quotas for 2019-20, raises limit for Alaska pollock to 320,000t


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, December 14


Thu. Dec 13 2018

Per Capita Seafood Consumption Highest Since 2008, with Gains in Shrimp, Salmon, Cod    


Cermaq Canada Frees Humpback Whale From Empty Salmon Cage  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, December 13


Wed. Dec 12 2018

Concern Mounts for Winter Season as Nova Scotia Lobster Landings Down Considerably


Russia Seeks to Diversify and Increase Efforts with Coldwater Shrimp  


Groundfish Enterprise Council Changes Name to Atlantic Groundfish Council


Former Disney Exec Enters New Partnership to Bring Fully Traceable Fresh Iceland Seafood to U.S


BAP Seafood Officially Launches in Japanese Market  


Green Plains and Optimal Fish Food Form Optimal Aquafeed Company in New Joint Venture


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, December 12


Tue. Dec 11 2018

Chile Furthers its Seafood Exports, Market Penetration in China  


NPFMC Adopts Groundbreaking Ecosystem Management Plan for Bering Sea


John Henderschedt to Leave NOAA’s International Division for Former Company Phoenix PLP


Russia Tightens its Trade Relationship with Hunchun as Chief Chinese Port of Entry for Live Crab  


8 Maine Fishermen’s Organizations Urge Incoming Governor to Keep Current DMR Commissioner Keliher


Alaska State Cod Winter/Spring TAC Near 8 Million Pounds After Reallocation from Bering Sea  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, December 11


Over 250 Retailers and Restaurant Companies Send Letter to Congress About QIP Correction


Captain D’s Debuts New Restaurant Prototype in Louisiana


Canadian Government Announces Aquaculture Management Initiatives  


Poke One of Grubhub's Top Foods of 2018


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Letters: NL Fisheries Alliance Flat Wrong that Offshore Vessel Landings in Newfoundland Not Monitored

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Letters] 

To the Editor:

The Seafoodnews.com article on March 8th entitled “NL Fisheries Alliance and Gus Etchegary Fault Ottawa for Not Monitoring Frozen Transshipments” is deeply troubling. 

To begin, this article is rife with false information and should have been fact-checked before appearing on local media outlets far before it was republished on a reputable international agency such as Seafoodnews.com.  

The fishery conducted by the large-vessel sector in Newfoundland and Labrador is in-fact, much more tightly regulated than other Groundfish sectors.  

The fishery is monitored from the moment the vessel leaves port to when the vessel offloads and at all steps in between.  Through the use of DFO-accredited third party at-sea observer programs that covered 75% of trips in 2017, 100% dockside monitoring of offloads, at-sea inspections, mandatory logbooks, daily hail reports and satellite vessel monitoring systems, there is complete knowledge of what, how and where fish are caught, ..

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