USDA Set to Buy $52 Million of Pacific Northwest Seafood Products
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a $52 million purchase of Pacific Northwest seafood products.
The purchase was announced by Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and they noted the move will support the state’s seafood industry which has been challenged by COVID-19 and climate change.
According to the Senators’ office, the purchase will be focused on three seafood products, Pacific pink shrimp, Pacific hake (whiting) fillets and Pacific rockfish fillets.
Lori Steele, the Executive Director of the West Coast Seafood Processors...
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