Thu. Apr 2 2020

These are the Top Operational Changes Restaurants are Making in Response to the Coronavirus

Voice Recognition Software Tracks Fish Catches

COVID-19: Updated Compendium of Closures/Meeting Changes

Salmon Group Taps Langeland as CEO as Øen Becomes New US Envoy for Seafood Council

Local Catch Network Capitalizes on Pandemic to Broaden its Fresh Seafood Scope

Wed. Apr 1 2020

Luke’s Lobster Launches E-Commerce Platform to Send Seafood Across U.S.

Haunted by the Coronavirus, Vietnam’s Seafood Industry Suffers

Russian Fish Processors Call on Government to Lift Restrictions on Fish Imports to Domestic Market

Bumble Bee CEO Appointed to Plant-based Food Company’s Board of Directors

Land-based Farm Pure Salmon Poland Earns Ocean Friendly Label  

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Reaches Out to Newsroom Ink to Tell Their Story Summary Wednesday, April 1

Tue. Mar 31 2020

The Winding Glass: Processors Now Key to Lobster and Crab Survival in Canada    

Chicago Restaurant Owners File Lawsuit Against Insurance Company Over Business Interruption Policy

Canadian Government Ensures Support for Seafood Industry During COVID-19 Pandemic

NMFS Approves Final Measures for Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Plan for 2020 Season  

China's Struggling Tilapia Industry Encounters More Trouble With Coronavirus Outbreak  

CenSea National Sales Director Dave Bennett Retiring After More Than 25 Years With The Company

Thai Union Donates Shelf-Stable Seafood to Red Cross Summary Tuesday, March 31

Mon. Mar 30 2020

Lobster Fishery Delayed in Two New Brunswick Areas, Other Fisheries Waiting on Decisions  

During One Week, Bishops From Five States Lift Ban on Eating Meat During Lent

Russia Hopes to Significantly Increase Exports of Pollock Fillets to U.S. Market This Year  

NMFS Says 'No' to West Coast Groundfish, Swordfish Vessels Seeking Waivers for Observers

Coronavirus Traps Fishing Crew of Japanese Long-Distance Tuna Vessels  

State of Louisiana Steps Up to Connect Consumers with Local Harvesters as “Matchmaker” Summary Monday, March 30

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Fri. Mar 27 2020

TAKING STOCK: Economic Gauntlets & Seafood Market Waves

Alaska’s NOAA Fisheries Waives Observer Coverage on Partial Coverage Fleet For Two Weeks

An Explanation of Canada’s Quarantine Exemptions for Temporary Foreign Workers and Truckers

FFAW Recommending that DFO Postpone Snow Crab Fishery  

Updated MSC Fisheries Certification Process Manual Now Available

Maine Opening Elver Fishery Following COVID-19 Protection Measures  

Pescanova Introduces New Toss & Serve Shrimp as Convenient, Healthy At-Home Dinner Option Summary Friday, March 27

Walmart Subsidiary Seiyu First Retailer to Endorse BAP Certification in Japan

Global Study Shows How Marine Species Respond as Oceans Warm

NFI Issues Statement on Passing of Angie Prieble

FSIS Loosens Labeling Enforcement, Allows Foodservice Items Easier Access to Retail

Thu. Mar 26 2020 Summary Thursday, March 26

Alaskans Prepare For Fishing Season Amid Health Mandates, Travel Restrictions, More Paperwork

National Restaurant Association Cancels Upcoming May Show

3 Ways the Coronavirus Stimulus Package Helps Restaurants and Workers

COVID-19 Relief Bill Provides $300M For U.S. Fisheries Participants

Coronavirus Impact Leads to Highest Unemployment Claims in U.S. History

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Landings Show February Increase; Change in Reporting May Help the Boost  

China Opens Market to Norwegian Fishmeal and Fish Oil

ANALYSIS: Challenges Mount for Fresh Salmon Logistics and Production in Chile  

SeaShare Ramps Up Seafood Donations at Food Banks

Coronavirus Cases Continue to Impact Foodservice and Retail

Restaurants in America Offer Contactless Delivery Similar to China's Model

An Updated List of Every State That Has Closed Restaurants Due to the Coronavirus

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Ecuador's National Chamber of Aquaculture Says China's Shrimp Demand Should Recover 'Very Soon'

Jose Antonio Camposano, Executive President of the National Chamber of Aquaculture of Ecuador, says that the Ecuadorian shrimp industry should expect demand from China to recover "very soon." His comments come on the heels of Chinese authorities announcing the completion of the long holiday.  Camposano says that the end of Chinese New Year, which was extended by the Chinese government, will "generate a positive expectation for the Ecuadorian shrimp industry that expects a fast recovery of the demand, especially the one focusing on safe food...

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