Fri. May 7 2021

Industry Reactions to "America the Beautiful" Report Mostly Positive

VIDEO: Mexican Shrimp Ban; China Buying Pressure; Call for Biden to Revoke EO; Mother’s Day Spending  

ANALYSIS: Lobster Prices Higher Than Normal Ahead of Mother's Day  

ANALYSIS: Tilapia Imports Drop 47%  

AquaBounty Gives Update on Upcoming Commercial Launch of GE Salmon  

ISSF Announces New Conservation Measure for Indian Ocean Yellowfin Tuna Ahead of IOTC Meeting  

EU Aquaculture Report: Volume Remains Steady but COVID-19 Hurts Sales

Lobster Holds Prominent Place at Hard Rock Cafe During Mother’s Day  

Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area Closes For the Season  

Subway Adds Fresh Tuna Melt to Menu; Launches Deal to Welcome New Item  

Innovate BC, Provincial Government Awards $325K to Three Aquaculture Innovations

Seafood Nutrition Partnership Shares 4 Reasons Why You Should Eat Delicious Seafood this Summer

ASP, FFAW Share Opposing Views on NL’s Economic Recovery Team Report Summary Friday, May 7

Thu. May 6 2021

Gulf of St. Lawrence Snow Crab Quota 76% Caught Amid New Grid Closures  

Vaccine Clinics Coming to Seafood Companies, Ports, Ahead of Pacific Hake Season

U.S. Allows Riverbank Shrimp From Mexico After Wild Shrimp Import Ban  

Japan’s Discharge Announcement Triggers More Ripple Effect in China  

Administration's 'America the Beautiful' Initiative to Conserve Lands, Waters by 2030 Released Today

Alaska Fishing Update For May 2021  

USDA Looking to Make 8.3 Million Pound Alaska Pollock Purchase    

ANALYSIS: A Look at Live Lobster, Salmon, Scallops and Shrimp Ahead of Mother’s Day  

Over 60 U.S. Seafood Industry Leaders Push Congress to Develop a National Seafood Council

Camanchaca Farm Expansion in Chiloé Hits Roadblock

NOAA Launches New Tool to Reduce West Coast Whale Entanglement Risk  

Atlantic Natural Foods, Makers of Plant-based Brand TUNO Launches Online Store

Cargill Begins Production of AquaXcel Feed in Indonesia Summary Thursday, May 6

Wed. May 5 2021

North Pacific Council’s New Public Comment Policy Triggers Intense Reactions

ANALYSIS: March Shrimp Imports Surge Against Low 2020  

Togiak Sac Roe Herring Season Opened Monday with Highest Forecast in 30 Years  

Maine Senator Asks USTR to Put Pressure on China; Buy More U.S. Lobster  

Norwegian Seafood Export Value Up in April But Some Challenges Remain for Industry  

“Seaspiracy” Producer, PETA Call on Biden to Revoke Executive Order 13921

Fishermen-owned Alaskan Salmon Providing Direct-to-Consumer Access to Copper River King Salmon  

GAPP Partners With Urner Barry on Surimi Paste Tracker    

MSC Confirms Certification Status of Norwegian Cod and Haddock  

FDA Surpasses All of 2020’s Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Refusals in Four Months  

Shake Shack to Debut Shrimp Burger in New York City Location  

DFO, Prawn Industry Partner to Ensure ‘Tubbing’ Process Continues for 2021 Season  

Kvarøy Arctic Recognized By Fast Company Magazine’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards  

Singapore: Air Services Catering Waste to Become Insect Protein for Aquaculture Summary Wednesday, May 5

Tue. May 4 2021

Pending Lawsuit Could Spell the End of U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Seafood Imports

Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers Trial New Electronic Logbook This Season to Streamline Data Reporting

New York and New Jersey Restaurants Finally Get OK to Open at Full Capacity

Nueva Pescanova to Increase Production Capacity With New Plant in Peru

Dillingham Hires Chris Hladick, Former Region 10 EPA Administrator as New Interim City Manager

Nordic Aquafarms Names New CEO for Yellowtail Kingfish Operations in Denmark  

Whales' Presence Means California Crabbers Restricted to Shallow Water  

Russia to Start More Active Promotion of Domestic Fish in EU Market  

Funds for Alaska Pollock Products, Market Inroads  

Maine Seafood Launches First Ever DIY Mother’s Day Gift Box  

ALDI Becomes Latest Retailer to Join Global Tuna Alliance

Red Lobster is Taking Prom to the Next Level With Cheddar Bay Biscuit Corsages Summary Tuesday, May 4

Mon. May 3 2021

Positive Growth Ahead for Premium Seafood  

U.S. Bans Wild Shrimp Imports From Mexico  

ANALYSIS: Growing Market Share for Tilapia and Pangasius  

PODCAST: Snow Crab Update; Foley's Fish Acquisition; New Hires at Peter Pan, Cousins Maine Lobster  

Bipartisan Team Introduce Bill to Improve NOAA Response to Sexual Assault and Harrassment

Cultivated Seafood Producer Avant Meats to Build R&D, Pilot Production Facility in Singapore

Pacific Salmon Are Getting Smaller, Smaller Yields for Markets  

Marine Stewardship Council Finds Rapid Growth in Certified Tuna Products  

Captain and Four Crew Rescued from Burning Trawler 'Nobska' off Cape Cod Summary Monday, May 3

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Peter Pan Seafood Hires Mowi Veteran Ken Taylor As New VP of Purchasing, Sales and Logistics

Long time Mowi employee Ken Taylor is the latest addition to the team at Peter Pan Seafood. The Anchorage, Alaska-based company announced on Thursday that they’ve hired Taylor to serve as their new Vice President of Purchasing, Sales and Logistics.

“Ken is a great fit for Peter Pan with his experience in building a sales force that is not only focused on customer relationships, but also that is energetic and responsive to customer needs,” said Rodger May, President and...

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