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    Gulf Shrimp Landings Down in 2016

    Gulf Shrimp Landings Down in 2016 January 23rd, 2017 NOAA has now released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for the month of December and all of 2016. Last month, 5.8 million pounds of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico, roughly 34.0% below the prior sixteen-year historical average for the month […]

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    Corporate-Rigged Trade Deals: Undermining Food Safety

    Corporate-Rigged Trade Deals: Undermining Food Safety Trade pacts can require us to limit food labeling and to import meat and poultry that do not meet U.S. food safety standards The rapid growth in imported food combined with current trade pact rules prioritizing expansion of food trade volumes by limiting countries’ food safety policies means that […]

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    The 10 Things You Should Know About the U.S. Seafood Supply

    10 Things You Should Know About the U.S. Seafood Supply BY PAUL GREENBERG | JULY 14, 2014 OPINION (This article by Paul Greenberg was originally published July 8 by Civil Eats and is reposted here with permission.)  The United States seafood supply is a marvel to behold in its illogic. In spite of the fact that we control more ocean […]

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    FDA confirms Hepatitis A from imported scallops

    FDA confirms Hepatitis A in scallops; multi-state recall begins By Coral Beach | August 19, 2016 Federal officials have confirmed Hepatitis A in frozen, imported scallops that have been linked to an outbreak in Hawaii and are working with Sea Port Products Corp. to recall the shellfish from three states. None of the implicated scallops […]

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    Survey: Food safety becoming Chinese consumers’ top priority

    August 12, 2016 | by Yang Han, Ph.D. Survey: Food safety becoming Chinese consumers’ top priority     Fresh food purchasing behavior of 1,500-plus consumers finds higher confidence in seafood than produce   Survey results show that quality and safety information are important for consumers’ buying choices. Photo byDarryl Jory. Food is basic for human survival, and […]

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    Louisiana crab season likely limited for next three years

    Louisiana took another step toward a commercial crabbing season Thursday after the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a proposal that would shut down crab fishing for 90 days over the next three years. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries crustacean biologist Jeff Marx told the commission Louisiana’s crab harvest is too high, and something needs […]

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    Vietnamese seafood exports to benefit from Trans-Pacific Partnership

      Vietnamese seafood exports to benefit from Trans-Pacific Partnership By Mike Urch, Contributing Editor Published on Monday, May 09, 2016   The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the most ambitious free trade agreements ever crafted and could create a new single market something like that of the E.U. When it comes to seafood, with nearly […]

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    Seafood report is typical Greenpeace – that’s not a good thing

    By Sean Murphy, SeafoodSource online editor Published on Friday, July 24, 2015   Greenpeace’s newest assessment of the world’s retail seafood contains praise for some companies and good advice concerning sustainable seafood, but what the report did wrong is impossible to ignore and will likely do little to improve the activist group’s credibility with the […]

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    Proposed Trade Deal Prompts Concern Over Imported Shrimp

    By James Andrews | June 18, 2015 Members of the U.S. shrimp industry are voicing concerns that elements of a major trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, could weaken the ability of regulators to reject unsafe seafood imports.The concern arises as more shrimp imports from Southeast Asia are testing positive for banned antibiotics and foodborne pathogens.More […]