Tue. Jun 28 2022

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FFAW ‘Outraged’ Over Summer Shrimp Decision From Standing Fish Price Setting Panel  

Western Pacific Fishermen Losing Last Vestiges of U.S. Waters Open to Fishing; Council Frustrated

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U.S. and Russian Frozen Pollock Roe Price Spike by 20-30%  

Appointments Announced for 2022 Regional Fishery Management Councils

Captain D’s Turning Up the Heat with New Spicy Batter Dipped Fish

Kingfish Company Receives U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Permit For Facility in Jonesport, Maine  

Plant-Based Firm ISH Food Company Lands B Corporation Certification

Coast Guard Inspectors Return to Anchorage After Supporting Opening of Bristol Bay Fishing Season

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, June 28

Mon. Jun 27 2022

ANALYSIS: Farmed Salmon Update Heading Into July  

Ecuador Protests Update: President Cuts Gasoline Prices By 10 Cents Per Gallon

Russian Far East Salmon Fishery Bullish Start, 4400 Tons of Sockeye in Two Weeks  

‘Major Achievement’: MSC Board of Trustees Approves Fisheries Standard

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert on Ineligible Siluriformes Products Imported from Korea  

DFO Releases Management Decision for NL Northern Cod Stewardship Fishery  

Grounded Packaging Launches New Sustainable Packaging Solution Made From 83% Recycled Materials

StarKist, Feed the Children Partner and Cornerstones to Provide Hunger Relief to 400 Families in VA

SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, June 27

Fri. Jun 24 2022

Logistical Bottlenecks in Ecuador as Protests Related to Fuel Prices Continue

Alaska Salmon Landings on Track Timewise, Except Chinook and Chum — Much Lower on Average

Massive Tundra Fires in Western Alaska Threaten Fishing Communities

Offshore Wind and Fisheries: BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Mitigation Strategy

Biden Administration Launches Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership

Grant Applications Now Available for Oregon’s Seafood Processing Industry

GAO Recommends USDA Strengthen Efforts to Prevent Unsafe Drug Residue in Imported Seafood

Xinpangao International Trade Corporation Recalls Shrimp Dumplings Due to Undeclared Allergen  

Dr. Chris Beattie Joins AquaBounty as New Chief Scientific Officer

Seafood and Gender Equality Receives $400,000 Grant To Further Mission

QDOBA Adds Citrus Lime Shrimp Option for Limited Time  

NFI Crab Council Meets in Maryland For Summer Working Group Meeting Series  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, June 24

Thu. Jun 23 2022

UB Consulting: Has the Foodservice Industry Recovered?

Judge Vacates NMFS Final Rule on Cook Inlet Salmon Closure as Arbitrary and Capricious

Senator Susan Collins: “Hold China Accountable” For Phase One Lobster Purchases  

Canadian Fisheries Minister Announces 2-Year Renewal of Discovery Island Fish Farm Leases  

Shipping Companies Push Back Against CBP Motion to Reinstitute Fines in Jones Act Pollock Case  

West Coast Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over Offshore Wind Siting Process

Prince William Sound Red Salmon Takes Center of the Plate at HyVee Stores This Summer  

This Week in Retail: Supermarkets Prep for July 4th

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods Survey Assesses Shifts in Seafood Retail, Foodservice and the Future

China Imports More Seafood Now, Though Some Exotic Ones Still Face Uncertainties There  

High Levels of Toxins in Clams Follows Rapid Warmup in Gulf of Alaska Waters

WDFW Deploys Emergency Measures to Control European Green Crabs

Chilean Salmon Council Says Employment Grew in Q1 After Drop Due to COVID Impacts

Mowi Earns Recognition at Compassion in World Farming's Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards  

SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, June 23

Wed. Jun 22 2022

Drought, Water Flows Force CDFW to Truck Salmon Smolts Around Adverse River Conditions  

OSU Research Suggests Pacific Hake Skin has Properties to Prevent Wrinkles  

Fishing Organizations Request Funding For Offshore Wind Research

Scottish Salmon Company Takes on New Name: Bakkafrost Scotland  

DFO Releases Atlantic Herring Management Plan in SW Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy

Blue Star Foods Finds Engineer for RAS Soft-Shell Crab Expansion

SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, June 22

Blue Ocean Technology, Purecod Sign Deal For State-of-the-Art Sludge Dewatering Facility  

SeaPak Hosts Beach Cleanup to Celebrate National Ocean Month

Nordic Aqua Partners Appoints Fish Health Manager

Canadian Government Extends Support of Nunavut’s Fishing Industry

Tue. Jun 21 2022

SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, June 21

Proposal to Support EU Fishing Operations Have Been Jeopardized by Russia-Ukraine War

Umami Meats Reports Research and Development, Low-Cost Production Advancements

US Coast Guard Medevacs Fishermen to Anchorage from Bering Sea and Prince William Sound

Thai Union North America Appoints Blake Stok As Director of Sustainability for North America

Seafood Summerfest is on at Red Lobster

Long John Silver’s Debuts Summer Shrimp Menu Item to Add Sweetness to the Warmer Months

Hokkaido Fishermen on Verge of Serious Loss Due to Russia’s Decision to Suspend Fisheries Agreement  

Cooke Seafood to Expand Global Headquarters in Saint John

Chile Environmental Body Hits Australis Seafoods with Overproduction Charge

ANALYSIS: Tilapia and Pangasius Under Downwards Pressure  

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CBP Halts Tuna, Swordfish Imports from Dalian Ocean Fishing After Forced Labor Investigation

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order against Dalian Ocean Fishing Co., Ltd. after an investigation indicated that the company was using forced labor in its fishing operations.

The withhold Release Order instructs CBP personnel at U.S. ports of entry to begin detaining tuna, swordfish, and other seafood harvested by vessels owned or operated by the Dalian Ocean Fishing Co., Ltd, a major Chinese seafood harvester.

This marks the first Withhold Release Order the CBP has issued against an entire fleet of vessels...

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