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  • Our good friend Patrick Fahey dies suddenly

    November 15, 2018   Our good friend Patrick Fahey, the co-founder of New Orleans, Louisiana-based AmeriPure Oysters, died suddenly on 1 November at the age of 65. AmeriPure has long been one of the largest suppliers of Gulf of Mexico half-shell oysters. Fahey was an advocate for Louisiana oysters through the company, particularly in the […]

  • Exploitation and Lawlessness

      Click on video link below Exploitation and Lawlessness: The Dark Side of Taiwan’s Fishing Fleet

  • China Wants Fish, So Africa Goes Hungry

    China Wants Fish, So Africa Goes Hungry By The Editorial Board    May 3, 2017   Of all the stresses that humans have inflicted on the world’s oceans, including pollution and global warming, industrial fishing ranks high. For years, trawlers capable of scouring the ocean floor, and factory ships trailing driftnets and longlines baited with thousands […]

  • Pastry chefs’ secret: Fish tubs

    Fish tubs from wholesalers: flat, easy to stack and ideal for storing and transferring cookies and other kinds of pastry. (Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)  By Bonnie S. BenwickDecember 2, 2014Email the author The creativity of the pastry chefs I know is something I’ll never be able to match, but now I stash and carry my […]

  • US hits back at China with more tariffs; most seafood hit with 10 percent duty

    The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump announced tariffs on USD 200 billion (EUR 170 billion) of Chinese goods on Wednesday, 11 July – the latest escalation in the ongoing trade war between the two countries. The move will add 10 percent tariffs to a wide assortment of Chinese goods, with seafood featuring prominently. The […]

  • Louisiana blue crab fishery achieves sustainability certification

    Louisiana blue crab fishery achieves certification first By Madelyn Kearns December 16, 2016 SHARE       The Louisiana blue *crab fishery has become the first to successfully complete the auditing process for Audubon Nature Institute’s Gulf United for Fisheries’ (G.U.L.F.) Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) certification, which gauges and encourages responsible practices for the sustainable harvest of Gulf of Mexico […]

  • Why Buy Louisiana Seafood

  • Do Fish Feel Pain?

      Do fish feel pain? By Jewel Fraser January 29, 2018  This is the first of a two-part series exploring the question, “Do fish feel conscious pain?” Part two will appear tomorrow. In December, fish welfare activists made the news when they picketed locations of Captain D’s and Long John Silver in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio, to […]

  • Hurricane Harvey’s impact on regional seafood sector still being determined

    Hurricane Harvey’s impact on regional seafood sector still being determined By Christine Blank Published on August 30, 2017   Share   Hurricane Harvey has caused significant damage in Southeast Texas, but experts in the shrimp industry don’t believe there will be a long-term impact on the United States’ Gulf of Mexico shrimp industry. However, some […]

  • Vietnam must rein in antibiotic use

    VietNamNet Bridge – Luong Ngoc Khue, director general of the Medical Examination and Treatment Department under the Ministry of Health, speaks to the Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper about the need to rein in the careless use of antibiotics in Viet Nam. Would you tell us about the problem of drug resistance in our country? Antimicrobial […]