Wed. Aug 12 2020

USCG Rescues One from Canadian Vessel Off Cape Flattery, Wash; 2 Confirmed Dead  


Clearwater’s Q2 Financial Results Show Sales Dip Due to COVID-19


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Feds: NW Atlantic Leatherback Turtle Population Listing Change Not Warranted; Species Still at Risk


SCEMFIS Study Shows Importance of Summer Flounder Fishery to Mid-Atlantic Communities  


Seafood Show Tokyo's 22nd Edition Scheduled For September 30 to October 2


Japan’s Mackerel June Exports to China Increased 8 Times  


S2G Ventures to Invest in New Seafood Companies Through Oceans and Seafood Strategy


Groups File Petition for Additional Speed Limits Along Atlantic Coast to Protect Right Whales


ALASKA: Dr. Al Gross Runs for US Senate


Thai Union Boosts Investment in Russian Companies


Global Majors Accelerate Expansion in Russian Fish Processing Sector


Alaska Scientists Get a Different Look at Humpback Whales Without Tourists in the Area


Tue. Aug 11 2020

Alaska Salmon Harvests Lag Year-on-Year for All Species Except Pinks, Now 12% Higher than 2018  


Chinese Authorities Allegedly Find Traces of Coronavirus on More Imported Frozen Seafood


OPINION: Adak: This is How Alaska Fishing Communities Die    


REPORT: Red Lobster Hires Advisor After Facing Difficulties Related to COVID-19 Shutdowns


Alaskans Routinely Provide Elders and Those in Need with Seafood, but Sitka Sets a New Standard


Sysco Sees Sales Drop in Fourth Quarter, Fiscal Year 2020 as COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Foodservice


Japan Fisheries Agency Increases Alaska Pollock TAC to 65,000 Tons  


USCG Air Lifts Pregnant Crewmember From Factory Trawler to Cold Bay for Flight to Anchorage


Alaska Fish Radio: Comments on Fish Issues Due This Week, Month


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, August 11


Mon. Aug 10 2020

China Lifts Suspension on One of Three Ecuadorian Shrimp Exporters  


Price of Coho Salmon Farmed in Miyagi Falls Below 500 yen/kg  


NMFS Looks to Revive Longline EFP to Target Swordfish on the West Coast  


“Opening the Floodgates at Fukushima”: Woods Hole Marine Chemist Warns of Risks


Alaska Wild Salmon Day – Salmon Talk  


Coast Guard Aircrew Medevacs 24-year-old from Fishing Vessel near Sitka, Alaska


Russian Government Not Ready to Initiate New Large-Scale Reform of Domestic Fish Sector This Year


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, August 10


Fri. Aug 7 2020

Red Swimming Crab Meat, Tilapia Not on Tariff Exclusion List  


Alaska Daily Case Count Drops, Seafood Related Cases Remain 10-11% of Total Statewide


Cordova is First to Ask State and Commerce Dept. to Declare Twin Disasters: Fishery and Economic


25% Tariff Exclusions Extended for Certain Crab Meats, Alaskan Sole


NJ and MA Members of Congress Request More COVID-19 Relief Assistance For Nation’s Fishing Industry


ANALYSIS: June Snow Crab Imports Significantly Higher Than Cyclical Behavior; Up 47% From June 2019  


NOAA to Host Webinar on Observer Redeployment for Northeast Fishermen


All Hands Event Goes virtual, Asks Public for Ideas, Internet Reliability


AquaBounty Previews Exciting Advances In Second Quarter Financial Results  


Seafood Task Force Submits Recommendations to Help Level the Playing Field for U.S.


NOAA Launches Right Whale Slow Zones Campaign


Sturgeon Aquafarms, Marky’s Begin Sales of Beluga Caviar After Recovering From 2018 Hurricane  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, August 7


Thu. Aug 6 2020

ANALYSIS: June Shrimp Imports Significantly Higher From Last Month, Slightly Below Last Year  


ANALYSIS: Whole Tilapia Gaining Traction in U.S.  


Early Results of 2019 Northern Bering Sea Study Say Cod Not Likely to Overwinter Under Ice


Omega Protein Shares Support of ASMFC Decision on New Menhaden Management Approach


USDA Authorizes Purchase of $30 Million in U.S. Produced Shrimp  


Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease in the Week Ending August 1


Retailers, Seafood Companies Urge Governments to Address Outbreak of New Disease in Shrimp Farms  


DFO to Open the Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program on August 24


Senators Reintroduce Food Supply Protection Act Amid COVID-19 Crisis


Fisheries Agency Warned 318 Foreign Fishing Vessels to Leave Due to Crackdown Around Yamato Bank


Merck Animal Health Acquires IdentiGEN  


JAPAN: Frozen Black Cod Price Keeps Falling  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, August 6


Botaneco Completes Trials for Plant-based Protein Ingredient for Aquaculture Feed


Injured Oregon Fisherman Rescued by Coast Guard 150 Miles Off Yaquina Bay


ASMI Japan Hosts Alaska Seafood Fair at Major Supermarket Chains  


Wed. Aug 5 2020

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, August 5


Louisiana Trustees Approve Three Oyster Restoration Projects  


Blue Apron Partnership With Food Network Star Amanda Freitag Introduces New Salmon, Shrimp Recipes  


ASC Publishes First Monitoring and Evaluation Report Displaying Impact of Responsible Aquaculture


Norway’s Seafood Exports Levels for July Match Previous Year; Salmon Sees Growth in Volume  


Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone” Smaller Than Forecasted


Consumer Advocacy Organization Sues Mowi Over Alleged Deceptive Advertising  


Brent Casper of Fortune Fish and Gourmet Returning to Minnesota


European Demand Set to Bolster Vietnam’s Shrimp Exports  


NOAA Fisheries Cancels Four 2020 Surveys Due to COVID-19


Major Russian Fishing Producer Calls For New Reforms in Domestic Fish Sector


SeafoodAuction.net opens in AK


PERSPECTIVES: Six Programs to Virtually Promote US Seafood Products Overseas


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Global Salmon Initiative Looks to Boost Sustainability Efforts

As it looks towards its future, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) said it will launch new projects to address challenges in climate, food and nutrition security in hopes to put the farmed salmon industry as one of the global leaders of sustainable proteins.

GSI’s new project includes establishing a reporting framework of industry and supply chain climate impact with help from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This will be a first-of-its-kind effort in the food sector, the GSI said. The framework will be used to enhance climate mitigation strategies...

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