Tue. Jul 17 2018

South Alaska Peninsula Fleet Opposes Further Cuts Linked to Chignik Salmon Failure

FDA Issues Consumer Warning About Venezuela Fresh Crabmeat

Gulf Brown Shrimp Catch Forecast Below Average, Says NOAA  

Andrey Teterkin Out as CEO of Russian Fish Company, Replaced by Fedor Kirsanov

2nd Deputy in Bristol Country Sherriff's Office Convicted for Helping Rafael to Smuggle Money

Red Lobster Introduces Early-Dining Specials

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, July 17

Mon. Jul 16 2018

Bristol Bay Landings Continue to Increase Over the Weekend with Naknek-Kvichak Surge  

Seafood News Podcast: MLMC's Matt Jacobson Previews NYC Trap to Table Event  

Fraser River Sockeye Salmon Run for 2018 Now Forecast at 14 Million

CDFW Seeks Input on 2015-16 California Crab Disaster Funding Disbursement  

Bering Sea Crabbers Getting Ready for Fall Season; Last Year's Price Settlements Complete  

Watch the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative’s Trap to Table Live Event  

Italy Threatens to Reject CETA Deal; Canada Confident European Trade Deal will Survive

Bering Sea Fishermen's Association Gets $391,000 Federal Grant for Ocean Cluster Program

JD Fresh Cooperates with GAA to Start Summer BAP Seafood Promotion  

Vietnam Shrimp Farmers to Benefit From Cargill Innovation Center  

Researchers Develop Method to Breed Moreton Bay Bugs Commercially in Tasmania  

EDF Appoints New Senior Vice President of Oceans Program, Executive Vice President of Core Programs

Domestic Production of Russian Mussels, Oysters Skyrockets in Last 3 Years  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, July 16

Fri. Jul 13 2018

Why the China Tariffs Matter to the Seafood Industry

When Will the China Tariffs Go Into Effect? Here’s What We Know

Oregon Ports, Port Orford in Line for Army Corps of Engineers Work  

INTERVIEW: Cargill Aqua Nutrition Makes More Progress in Building a Sustainable Supply Chain  

VIDEO: China Tariff; NFI Issues Statement; Buy Cod For Prime Day; Superstitions At Sea

Six Months of Joint Patrols Derails Illegal Fishing Activities in Tanzania

Chinese Make Their First Deep Water Salmon Aquaculture Installation  

Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders’ Alliance Issues Statement on Passage of H.R. 200

Oregon Seafood Commodity Commissions Get New Members

BAP-Certified Facilities Up 14.3% At Midway Mark

SeaShare Seeking Operations Manager to Support Organization

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, July 13

Thu. Jul 12 2018

Trump Threatens $275 Million Tax on US Sfd Consumers With $2.75 Billion Tariffs on Chinese Seafood   

House Passes HR 200 Allowing More Flexibility on Management Over NGO Objections

UW Take on Bristol Bay Season: Final Catch Could Fall Just Short of Their 33.5 Million Forecast

Chignik Salmon Crash Puts Aleutians East Borough and Bristol Bay Native Association in Tight Spot

Fish Prices for Alaska Show Mostly Increases in 2017

FAO Projects 20% Growth in Global Fish Production and Consumption by 2030

Louisiana Shrimpers Applaud Tariffs on Chinese Shrimp; Want Them Applied Across the Board  

Icelandic Whaler Accused of Killing Protected Blue Whale  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, July 12

Wed. Jul 11 2018

NFI Issues Statement on Announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood

Controversial Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill with 11 Amendments Goes to House Vote Today

Seafood Processors Educate Cabinet, Ak Congressional Delegation on Dire Situation of H2B Visas

Alaskan Seafood Going to More Countries  

Marine Harvest Attempting to Catch Antibiotic-Treated Salmon After Escapement  

Russian Ex-senator Alexander Verkhovsky Becomes Second Largest Fishery Quota Holder  

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery Re-opens Off of Texas Sunday  

Krill Harvesters Get Behind Push for Massive Antarctic Marine Sanctuary  

Whole Foods Offering Discount on Icelandic Cod as Part of Amazon Prime Day

Australis Aquaculture Hires Mariners Pacific Seafood Veteran Mark Prater  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, July 11

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Lidl Italy Joins Others in Refusing to Buy Transshipped Tuna

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  by John Sackton  April 7, 2017

LIDL Italy has joined with LIDL Denmark and LIDL Germany to announce it will work to end transshipment at sea in all its seafood supply chains.

This has been a demand of tuna campaigners led by Greenpeace in Europe.  Transshipping tuna at sea makes it more difficult to apply traceability, as catches from different vessels are co-mingled.  Transshipment at sea has also been the primary way IUU fish enters the global supply chain.

LIDL also has introduced some tuna products that are advertised as ‘FAD Free’, another demand of the campaigners.

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