Thu. Oct 22 2020

The Winding Glass: Seafood Industry Appears Too Strong Right Now to be Derailed by Pandemic


Nature Conservancy to Buy 5 Million Surplus Oysters, Assisting Industry Impacted by COVID-19  


Samherji Acquires 50 Percent Stake of Boston-based Aquanor Marketing


Survey: COVID Led to Surge in Off-Premise Dining, Other Operational Changes for Franchisees


Impossible Foods Moving One Step Closer to Developing Plant-Based Seafood Alternative


Good Catch Plant-Based Seafood Expands to Canada, Available in Over 600 Stores


New Bedford Lands $16 Million Port Infrastructure Investment from Department of Commerce


Buyers of Jumbo Flying Squid From Peru Pen Letter to Government Looking for Improvements to Fishery  


Sernapesca Director Named Leader of APEC Oceans and Fisheries Group


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, October 22


Wed. Oct 21 2020

Whole Foods Releases Their Predictions for Top 10 Food Trends For 2021  


Grieg Seafood Newfoundland Postpones Post Smolt Building Construction Due to COVID-19  


Study: Higher Freshwater Temperatures Could Be Reason for Chinook Salmon Decline  


Another Entangled Right Whale Spotted Off Nantucket; NOAA Provides Update on New Jersey Entanglement


Russian, Ukrainian Fishermen Test Positive for COVID-19 in New Zealand


NMFS Finalizes New Areas, Regulations to Protect Coral Habitats in Gulf of Mexico


Three Facilities First to Achieve Best Aquaculture Practices Chain of Custody Standard


Sernapesca Verifies Presence of ISAv in Los Lagos Region  


Fish Board Sets New Meeting Dates; Status of New Seats Unclear


Russian Fisherman Continue Lobbying, Easing Access to Chinese Market


Head of Thai Union Takes Home 'ASIA’S BEST CEO' at Asian Excellence Awards 2020


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, October 21


Tue. Oct 20 2020

Chinese Shrimp Market Looks More Promising During October Festivals  


Newly Released Documents Reveal Proposed Federal North Atlantic Right Whale Protections for Maine  


LISTEN: Qingdao Coronavirus Update; CBP's Determination on Minh Phu; Seafood Analysis and More  


PCFFA Supports Stakeholder Involvement in Gov. Newsom's Executive Order


Trump Administration, EPA Release Global Marine Litter Strategy


Albertsons Invests in PickUp Lockers, Growing its E-Commerce Options


Sea Lions Feasting on First Chinook Salmon Arriving at Columbia River  


EU Council Reaches Agreement on 2021 Baltic Sea Catch Limits


Test Fishery for Golden King Crab at Prince William Sound  


Friend of the Sea Renews Certification for GC Rieber Oils


Cape Moreton Scarlet Prawns Named Best New Product by Australia's Delicious  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, October 20


Mon. Oct 19 2020

China's CDC Reports Detection of Living Coronavirus on Outer Packaging of Imported Frozen Cod  


ANALYSIS: King Crab Demand Improving During Pandemic  


OPINION: Dr. Al Gross Will Talk Truth, Not Tow the Party Line


NPFMC Narrows Focus on Abundance-Based Management for Pacific Halibut Bycatch in Bering Sea  


With Gloomy Overseas Markets, Vietnam’s Basa Industry is Looking for a Way Out  


Letter to the Editor: Polar Opposite Fishery Advocates Fields and Bonney Support Sullivan for Senate


Coast Guard Medevacs 58-Year-Old Crewmember Off Baffin Bay, Texas


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, October 19


Fri. Oct 16 2020

CBP Determines Minh Phu Evaded Antidumping Duty Order on Frozen Shrimp From India  


Re Trump’s May Executive Order: North Pacific Council Prioritizes Surveys and Catch Monitoring


Eight Fifty, Parent Company of Young’s Seafood Acquires Greenland Seafood; Grows Presence in Europe


Even With a Pandemic, NOAA and Alaska Fisheries Science Center Plan for Surveys to Resume in 2021


ANALYSIS: Pangasius Imports Flat, YTD totals Retreat  


OPINION: Visa Restrictions Are Threatening the Survival of the U.S. Shrimp Industry  


Alaska Fish Meetings Focus on COVID Delays, Halibut Bycatch  


GAPP ROI Study Reveals Marketing Impact For Wild Alaska Pollock Fillet, Wild Alaska Pollock Surimi  


Public Health Agency of Canada Investigating Vibrio Outbreak Linked to Shellfish  


NOAA Fisheries Develops Tools to Help Display Impact of Offshore Wind on Fishing Industry


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, October 16


Sysco Hires Judith Sansone in Newly Created Executive Role


Group of Six Fisheries in Ecuador Improve Thanks to Fishery Improvement Project


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IPHC Approves Three-Week Extension of Halibut Season in British Columbia Due to Pandemic

In its second special session of the year, triggered by issues brought on by the coronavirus, the International Pacific Halibut Commission agreed yesterday to extend the fishing season three weeks — to December 7, 2020 — for British Columbia, or Area 2B. 

IPHC's first special session last May relaxed management measures for charter operators in Alaska, as  out-of-state clients cancelled their trips when state health mandates restricting travel were imposed. Unlike that session, yesterday’s meeting was open to the public. More than 50 stakeholders attended the... 

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