Russian Seafood Imports Add to U.S. COVID Market Woes
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Russian imports add to U.S. COVID market woes.
U.S. fishermen and seafood companies are getting clobbered by COVID-19 hits to markets, but that hasn’t stopped the federal government from spending billions of dollars on millions of pounds of seafood from Russia.
The purchases have continued to grow since the virus hit our shores - although Russia has not bought an ounce of US seafood for six years.
In 2014 Russia placed an embargo on U.S. food products to...
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