Wed. Jun 19 2019

AK Delegation Sends Letter to Dept. of Agriculture Seeking Assistance Package for Seafood Producers

West Coast Fishermen Hopeful Congress Will Address Excessive Interest Issue in Permit Buyback

Russian Government Concerned About Decline of Domestic Pollock Processing  

Vietnam Works Hard to Lure More Foodies as Chinese Demand Rises  

Arbitrator Finds Ocean Choice International Guilty of Violating Collective Agreement

Naknek Next Up for Fishing Net Recycling

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Florida Fisherman

Supersize My Seabream  

NL Fish Harvesters Want Concerns Regarding Impact of Offshore Development Addressed

Denmark Researchers Create Underwater Robot That Can Count Starfish Summary Wednesday, June 19

Tue. Jun 18 2019

Salmon Suppliers Work Hard to Expand in Lucrative Chinese Market  

Louisiana Governor Edwards Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for Fisheries  

ANALYSIS: Venezuela Crab Meat Imports into U.S. Drop Dramatically  

Climate Study Forecasts Impacts on Fishing Fleets From New England to the Mid-Atlantic

Eric Schwaab Joins Environmental Defense Fund as Senior VP of Oceans Program

Coast Guard Searching for Missing Florida Fisherman Off Cape Canaveral

Thai Union Launches #GhostGearReborn Campaign

Captain D’s Opens 105th Restaurant in Georgia Summary Tuesday, June 18

Mon. Jun 17 2019

StarKist Battles Gov’t Demand for $100 Million Fine, Says it Should Pay $50 Million  

Alarmingly High Bottlenose Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico Trigger Another UME Declaration

ANALYSIS: Farm Raised, Asian, Raw P&D, Tail-On, White 16-20 Shrimp Changes Longer Term Weakness  

LISTEN: Gulf of St. Lawrence Closures; Trident's Partnership With Nancy Fuller; and More

Russia Plans Development of Commercial Deepwater Crab Harvesting  

FCC Future Leaders Canada Program Starts Strong

North Pacific Council FMC Changes Pollock and Cod Allocations in Gulf of Alaska Summary Monday, June 17

Fri. Jun 14 2019

The Winding Glass: We Need a New Magnuson Act to Deal with Climate Change Impacts on Fisheries   

Trident Seafoods Partners with Food Network Star Nancy Fuller  

2019 Gulf of St. Lawrence Halibut Quota Increases 15% Above Last Year’s Quota

China’s White Shrimp Market Overshadowed by Low Prices  

VIDEO: Gulf of St. Lawrence Closures; Trident & Nancy Fuller; ASMI's Exec Director; Dead Zone  

Rep. Huffman and 53 Members of Congress Call Pebble DEIS “Indefensible”

FFAW: To Protect Cod Stock, Action Needs to Be Taken to Control Seal Population  

WDFW, Partners Apply to Lethally Remove Sea Lions from Columbia River, Tributaries  

Fisheries Survival Fund: Issues with NOAA’s “HabCam” Will Hurt 2019 Atlantic Sea Scallop Survey  

Walmart Foundation Awards IJM Grant to Combat Human Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Thai Union's Global Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Receives Seafood Champion Award Summary Friday, June 14

Thu. Jun 13 2019

Salmon Harvests in PWS and Copper River Strong, Pre-Season Showing in Chignik Worrisome  

Trivial and Mysterious Shortbelly Rockfish Threatens West Coast Trawl Fisheries  

NFI Working With IBM to Launch Seafood Blockchain Pilot

At Least 60 Dead Ice Seals Reported from the Bering Sea Region

Pebble Mine Draws More Opposition From NPFMC, AK Communities, Congress

ISSF Increasingly Concerned Over Continuing Overfishing of Yellowfin Tuna in Indian Ocean

University of British Columbia to Only Purchase Ocean Wise Recommended Sustainable Seafood

Corbion Completes Successful Trial of AlgaPrime DHA in Thai Union Shrimp Feed Summary Thursday, June 13

NFWF’s Electronic Monitoring Grant Program 2019 Open for Proposals

CPF Buys 75% Stake in Sri Lanka Shrimp Farmer Lotus Aquaculture  

Seward Incubates Blue Businesses

Wed. Jun 12 2019 Summary Wednesday, June 12

Council Rejects Emergency Order Request for Adak Cod Set-Aside for 2020  

King Kampachi Offshore Farm Receives ASC Certification  

Following Liberal Party Victory in Newfoundland, FFAW and Processors Jockey over Fish Prices

Aquabanq to Build Land-Based Salmon Plant in Northern Maine  

Toothfish Stocks in Danger as Spanish Vessels Fish in Under-Regulated Areas  

Vietnam May Overtake China as the World’s Largest Pollock Processor  

Louisiana Shrimp Landings Decline Due to High Water Events, Bonnet Carré Spillway  

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Vietnam asks Brazil to suspend its seafood import ban as it works on meeting requirements

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [The Voice of Vietnam & SCOM] September 29, 2014

The Vietnam National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) has filed a petition to temporarily suspend the order barring the import of Vietnamese fisheries and seafood products into the Brazilian market.

According to the petition, the NAFIQAD had previously received official notification asserting certain specifically identified Vietnamese seafood producers have been suspended from exporting seafood products at the request of the Movement of Small Farmers (MPA).

In the filing, NAFIQAD is asking for a stay in executing the order while it awaits official clarification from the Government of Brazil or the Brazilian Embassy in Vietnam on the order...

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