Mon. Oct 3 2022

Interview: Talking All Things Tinned Seafood With Ocean Brands


Russia May Ease Rules for Foreign Fishermen to Conduct Catch in its Territorial Waters  


MSC Study Finds American Consumers are Changing Shopping Habits Due to Environmental Concerns


Lund’s Fisheries Now Able to Conduct Own Food Safety Inspections


Norway’s Salmon Evolution Just Weeks Away from Landmark First Harvest


Current Foods Debuts Plant-Based Smoked Salmon Retail Product at Expo East


Groups Hire Counsel to Protect Endangered NARW From Offshore Virginia Wind Project


Compassion in World Farming Welcomes First Fish Certification Welfare Standards


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, October 3


Fri. Sep 30 2022

Facing the Unthinkable, Bering Sea Crabbers Go to Feds and State as Council Gets Underway  


REPORTER: Will AB5 Spread Across the U.S.?


Frozen Seafood Brand Scott & Jon’s Expanding Distribution With Walmart  


Vega Salmon First in Europe To Achieve BSP Certification


Pokemoto Opens First Tennessee Location; Enters South Carolina


Pokemoto Opens First Tennessee Location; Enters South Carolina


Government Invests in Partnership With Indigenous Peoples in Next Phase of Oceans Protection Plan


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, September 30


Thu. Sep 29 2022

VIDEO: MSC Lobster Certificate Audit; Bristol Bay Salmon; Scallop License Allocation


Shellfish Harvesting Georgia Temporarily Closed Due to Hurricane Ian  


NFI Supports WH Goals on Hunger and Health, Says Seafood Must Be Central to Its Success


Russia: Analysts Expect Growth of King Crab Population in Arctic Seas  


Beijing Seafood Vendor Sentenced to Prison for Obstructing the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19


NaturalShrimp Announces Partnership With US Foods  


Alexa Dayton Named Executive Director of Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries


Woody Harrelson Among New Investors in Wicked Kitchen


Woody Harrelson Among New Investors in Wicked Kitchen


Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries Increase Export Budget Request  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, September 29


Wed. Sep 28 2022

NEFMC Not Moving Forward With Scallop License Allocation  


Oregon State Researchers Discover Probiotics Dramatically Increase Oyster Larvae Survival  


China’s Pollock Processing Business Recovering as H1 Imports from Russia Doubled  


Giant Eagle Partners With ProChile on “Chile on Board” Campaign


Partnership With Talabat Allows Pokeworks to Expand in Middle East, North Africa


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, September 28


Tue. Sep 27 2022

ADF&G Prelim Report Confirms 2022 Bristol Bay Salmon Largest Inshore Run on Record


VIDEO: AquaBounty CEO Sylvia Wulf on Land-Based Aquaculture, New Ohio Facility and More


Merbok’s Aftermath: Biden OK’s Disaster Funds, FEMA/Congress Delegation Visits, Golovin Digs Out


Western Pacific Council Rebukes Proposal to Expand Marine National Monument


Russian Fish Exporters Hope to Restore Positions in Chinese Market This Year  


FFAW Seeking Financial Support From Federal, Provincial Governments After Hurricane Fiona


REPORTER: The Scariest Thing This Season? High Prices


Further Investigation Underway Into Scientific Integrity Violations by Dr. Jane Lubchenco


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, September 27


Fish Fixe Challenges Americans to Swap Chicken for Fish During National Seafood Month


Euclid Fish Company Partners With Frosty Acres Brands


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Single Positive Case of COVID Found as OBI Conducts Preseason Testing at Petersburg Plant

Petersburg, AK — Yesterday, after testing all incoming employees for the crab season, OBI Seafoods confirmed one positive case of COVID-19. The company hired a completely local workforce of Petersburg residents for the 2021 tanner and golden king crab fishery, which begins February 17.  

The employee who tested positive is asymptomatic and was immediately isolated. Contact tracing was done to identify others for additional testing and quarantine.  

OBI is working closely with the Petersburg Emergency Operations Center, the local medical team, and Public Health to identify ...

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