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SALT: New Alliance aims to “tackle illegal fishing by improving seafood supply chains”; U.S. AID & Foundations-funded

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OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

Continue reading OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

SEAFOOD safety: Of US imported seafood tested in 2015, 12% of farmed shrimp tested positive to unsafe residues, 11% of tilapia, 9% of catfish… 0% of salmon – GAO

Continue reading SEAFOOD safety: Of US imported seafood tested in 2015, 12% of farmed shrimp tested positive to unsafe residues, 11% of tilapia, 9% of catfish… 0% of salmon – GAO

NOAA brings “special spotlight on aquaculture” ahead of U.S. National Seafood Month: “Momentum Grows for Aquaculture in the USA” – #AquacultureWeek

Continue reading NOAA brings “special spotlight on aquaculture” ahead of U.S. National Seafood Month: “Momentum Grows for Aquaculture in the USA” – #AquacultureWeek

Of MMPA & LOFF: US authorities have started documenting wildlife interactions & bycatches in all foreign fisheries, including all salmon aquaculture industries

Continue reading Of MMPA & LOFF: US authorities have started documenting wildlife interactions & bycatches in all foreign fisheries, including all salmon aquaculture industries

SHARK finning itself is illegal in the U.S. but not buying/selling… New Bill would ban buying & selling of shark fins in USA

Continue reading SHARK finning itself is illegal in the U.S. but not buying/selling… New Bill would ban buying & selling of shark fins in USA

PREVENTING fish species substitution & fraud; SIRF funds DNA testing project for fast & cheaper-than-current-FDA identification of fish species

Continue reading PREVENTING fish species substitution & fraud; SIRF funds DNA testing project for fast & cheaper-than-current-FDA identification of fish species

RATHER biased ‘$100 million U.S. Government fish farm’ Bloomberg article exemplifies why fish farming stagnating in the U.S.; Of Education & communication…

Continue reading RATHER biased ‘$100 million U.S. Government fish farm’ Bloomberg article exemplifies why fish farming stagnating in the U.S.; Of Education & communication…

‘1 in 5’ seafood samples mislabeled worldwide “in every sector of the seafood supply chain”, EU case ‘promising’

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KNOWLEDGE is power… U.S. Seafood Industry Research Fund finalizes economic impact study of seafood imports for each of 435 congressional district

Continue reading KNOWLEDGE is power… U.S. Seafood Industry Research Fund finalizes economic impact study of seafood imports for each of 435 congressional district

U.S. intelligence community produces its first ever unclassified assessment on drivers & global implications of IUU fishing

Continue reading U.S. intelligence community produces its first ever unclassified assessment on drivers & global implications of IUU fishing

OBAMA creates first U.S. Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean; N.E. temperatures projected to warm ~3 times faster than global average

Continue reading OBAMA creates first U.S. Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean; N.E. temperatures projected to warm ~3 times faster than global average

MMPA: Salmon farming critic says Scotland, Chile, Canada & Norway’s salmon exports could be at threat under new marine mammals protection rules

Continue reading MMPA: Salmon farming critic says Scotland, Chile, Canada & Norway’s salmon exports could be at threat under new marine mammals protection rules

“NEW era for transparency” in ingredient information for U.S. consumers: Passage of legislation on disclosure of genetically engineered / GMO ingredients

Continue reading “NEW era for transparency” in ingredient information for U.S. consumers: Passage of legislation on disclosure of genetically engineered / GMO ingredients

THAILAND’s improvement from Tier 2 to Tier 3 in U.S. TIP: “There is always more that can be achieved”… Thai Union will continue…

Continue reading THAILAND’s improvement from Tier 2 to Tier 3 in U.S. TIP: “There is always more that can be achieved”… Thai Union will continue…

“GENETICALLY engineered salmon pose a serious threat” to Alaska fishermen’s livelihoods & to “the health and well-being of Americans” – Sen. Murkowski

Continue reading “GENETICALLY engineered salmon pose a serious threat” to Alaska fishermen’s livelihoods & to “the health and well-being of Americans” – Sen. Murkowski