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Nov 16 - How Ocean Hugger Foods Is Breaking Into the Seafood Industry


Nov 9 - Walton Family Foundation, International Pole and Line Partner to Improve Indonesia’s Tuna Management


Nov 7 - Seafood Canners Facing Rising Costs From All Directions, Have Little Option to Raise Prices


Nov 6 - Thai Union 3rd Qtr Highlights Shift from US Market, Lobster Sales to China, and High Skipjack Prices


Nov 2 - ISSF Status of the Stocks Reports Strengths and Weaknesses in Global Tuna Management


Oct 31 - Consumers in Japan Feel Effects of Rise in Wholesale Bigeye Tuna Prices


Oct 27 - Mexico Appealing WTO “Dolphin-Safe” Tuna Labeling After U.S. Win


Oct 18 - StarKist Expands BOLD Line of Tuna Pouches with New Sriracha Flavor


Oct 17 - New Chicken of the Sea Ad Campaign Tackles the Question: Is It Chicken or Is It Fish?


Oct 11 - WPFMC Pushes Back Against Congressional Allegations of Lobbying, Procedural Problems


Oct 6 - VIDEO: N Korean Processed Food to US; Tuna Prices; Seafood Companies Merge; Net-Pen Recovery; Cod


Oct 5 - Soaring Tuna Prices Hit Japanese Sushi Market Hard


Oct 2 - Tuna Management Association of New Zealand Becomes Latest Member to Join IPNLF


Sep 29 - VIDEO: Alaska Halibut; Codfather Sentenced; Clearwater Sales; Canadian Fishermen Licenses and More


Sep 26 - Cold Chain Logistics has Promoted Local Seafood Imports in Ningbo City of Zhejiang Province


Sep 25 - Japanese Companies Explore Full-Cycle Aquaculture of Species such as Octopus, Yellowtail, Bluefin


Sep 22 - Anti-MSC Coalition Wins a Battle in Fight to Prevent MSC Recertification of PNA Tuna by FAD vessels


Sep 21 - Whole Foods Offering Vegan Raw Tuna Alternative for Sushi


Sep 8 - Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna Earns MSC Certification After In-Depth Assessment


Aug 16 - Midwest Supermarket Chain Hy-Vee Offering 100% Responsibly Sourced Fresh and Frozen Seafood


Aug 16 - Washington Governor Appointments Former PFMC Director to Fish and Wildlife Commission


Aug 14 - Western Pacific Council Wrestling with Cultural, Commercial Fishing Definitions in Monuments


Aug 8 - Pacific Bluefin Tuna Stays Off ESA List


Aug 8 - Tsukiji Middle Wholesalers Conduct Opinion Survey Regarding Market Relocation Issue


Aug 7 - WWF Still Objects to Mexican Tuna Fishery MSC Certification, Despite MSC's Review and Acceptance


Aug 7 - Thai Union’s Stake in Red Lobster Remains Strong in Second Quarter


Aug 1 - Trader Joe's Asks Court To Throw Out Amended Canned Tuna Lawsuit


Aug 1 - Hawaiian Students, Volunteers Fill Health, Religious Needs for Foreign Fishermen


Jul 31 - Azore’s Tuna Group Joins International Pole and Line Foundation


Jul 31 - National Fisheries Development Purchases Pole and Line Vessel The Solomon Fisher


Jul 26 - Hawaii Longline Leader Testifies on Ways to Strengthen the MSA


Jul 25 - ISSF Seeks to Strengthen Tuna Conservation Efforts at IAATC


Jul 11 - Thai Union and Greenpeace Sign Agreement on Tuna Harvesting and Labor Issues


Jun 26 - Japan Becomes Signatory of Anti-IUU Treaty; Pledges to Eliminate Illegal Fishing Activities


Jun 26 - Acme Smoked Fish Introduces Ready-to-eat Hawaiian Smoked Fish Poke Bowls From Blue Hill Bay


Jun 9 - Bumble Bee Seafoods Supports Tuna 2020 Traceability Initiative


Jun 6 - Thai Union, Bumble Bee Among 50 Companies to Sign Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration in New York


Jun 5 - FDA Flags Operators in TX, OK and CA That May Have Received Tuna Recalled for Hepatitis A


Jun 5 - FDA Seafood Refusals Down Sharply in 2017 as Rejections for Filth Slide 50%


May 25 - Rick Speed Joins ISA as VP Sales; Parent Company Shifts Marketing Approach


May 24 - ISSF Compliance Report Focuses on Tuna Best Practices, Collaboration


May 22 - PODCAST: Canada’s Snow Crab Market Stabilizes and China’s Era of High Shrimp Output Fades


May 19 - VIDEO: Canada’s Snow Crab Market Stabilizes as the Era of High Chinese Shrimp Output Fades


May 18 - Oregon State Partners with NIOSH to Focus on Maritime Safety


May 16 - Tuna Price Fixing Civil Suit Picks Up as Wal-Mart, Other Retailers File Amended Complaints


May 12 - VIDEO: High Liner Buys Rubicon; Scallop Market in a Tailspin; Lobster Prices Up


May 11 - ISSF Adopts First Vessel Registration, Transshipping Requirements for Tuna Longliners


May 9 - Bumble Bee Pleads Guilty to Canned Tuna Price Fixing; Agrees to Pay $25 Million Fine


May 8 - Interior, Commerce Departments Seek Comments in Marine Monuments Review


May 5 - Social Responsibility Leader Luciano Pirovano to Chair ISSF Board


May 4 - FDA Warned Haiwaian Tuna Distrbutor Over Insanitary Practices One Year Before Hepatitis Recall


May 4 - Canada to Keep Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Off the Endangered List, Will Rely on DFO Measures Instead


Apr 26 - WTO Says Mexico Can Levy $163 Million in Annual Sanctions Against US Over Dolphin Safe Tuna Dispute


Apr 24 - Southeastern Grocers, Pole-and-Line Foundation Join in Retail Effort


Apr 21 - NMFS Put Councils on Notice About Overfishing or Overfished Conditions on Bigeye, Four Other Stocks


Apr 20 - Greenpeace Tuna Ranking Charade a Market Opportunity for Some Retailers Not a Sustainability Advance


Apr 17 - Indonesian Canned Tuna Producer PT Bali Maya Permai Joins ISSF


Feb 17 - Bumble Bee Adds Flavors and Launches Snack Kit Packaging to Tuna Pouch Lineup


Dec 22 - Second Bumble Bee Sales Executive Pleads Guilty to Canned Tuna Price Fixing Conspiracy


Dec 8 - Vice President of Sales at Bumble Bee Pleads Guilty to Canned Tuna Price Fixing Conspiracy


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How Ocean Hugger Foods Is Breaking Into the Seafood Industry

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - November 16, 2017

Ocean Hugger Foods, the company behind Ahimi, the world’s first plant-based alternative to raw tuna, is expanding their offerings.

In the works for over four years, the company made headlines in September when Whole Foods announced that shoppers in New York and Los Angeles would be able to purchase Ahimi in two of their sushi dishes. Now, with 2018 approaching, Ocean Hugger Foods is looking towards the future. And that future involves plant-based alternatives to ...

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Walton Family Foundation and International Pole and Line Partner to Improve Indonesia’s Tuna Management

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - November 9, 2017

London -- The International Pole and Line Foundation announced a two-year partnership with the Walton Family Foundation today to accelerate reform in Indonesia’s coastal tuna fisheries. Indonesia is the world’s leading tuna fishing nation.

The project pairs IPNLF with local industry body Asosiasi Perikanan Pole & Line dan Handline (AP2HI) to expedite improvements in the pole-and-line and handline fisheries, enabling them to acheive the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard, while also ensuring international seafood markets access to the certified products.

The initiative is supported by PNLF’s strategic partnership with USAID Oceans.

“Indonesia’s tuna fishermen land more tuna than in any other nation in the world, and the fishery is the country’s largest in terms of volume and...

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Thai Union 3rd Qtr Highlights Shift from US Market, Lobster Sales to China, and High Skipjack Prices

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  by John Sackton  Nov. 6 2017

As the Thai Union Group is now one of the largest and most influential global seafood companies, the quarterly management discussion released as part of their financial reporting documents important trends for both the company, and the seafood industry as a whole.

In the 3rd quarter, gross profit fell 5.6% year over year due to a 40% increase in the raw material price of skipjack tuna, compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016.  Overall sales grew to a record 35.885 billion Thai Bhat, and ...

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Consumers in Japan Feel Effects of Rise in Wholesale Bigeye Tuna Prices

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [The Japan News] - October 31, 2017

Wholesale prices for bigeye tuna have risen, as lower population numbers for the fish and the effect of fishing regulations have led to declining catch volumes.

Tuna consumption typically peaks during the year-end period, and households are already feeling the higher prices. Bigeye is commonly sold raw as akami maguro in supermarkets and at conveyor-belt sushi restaurants.

In Tokyo’s Tsukiji market, the average price of frozen bigeye tuna in September was ¥1,328 per kilogram — 25 percent higher than in the same month last year. Compared with five years ago, when the wholesale price was below ¥1,000, the...

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StarKist Expands BOLD Line of Tuna Pouches with New Sriracha Flavor

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - October 18, 2017

StarKist Co. has announced the addition of Sriracha as one of the newest flavors in the Tuna Creations® BOLD pouch line. Seasoned with red chili peppers, garlic and vinegar, the new Tuna Creations® BOLD Sriracha will add a BOLD, spicy kick to a ramen noodle salad or tuna burger or can even be enjoyed straight from the pouch. This comes as part of StarKist's BOLD line of tuna pouches, making it the sixth flavor in the line.

"StarKist is constantly evolving in order to ensure our BOLD varieties are meeting the needs of ...

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WPFMC Pushes Back Against Congressional Allegations of Lobbying, Procedural Problems

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - October 11, 2017

Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, D-Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, during a recent Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization hearing before the Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee, took issue with the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council's activities. Sablan requested an investigation into the Council's lobbying activities, financial conflicts of interest and voting records, among other issues.

Speaking to Chris Oliver, recently appointed NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator, Sablan said: “Mr. Oliver, I have long been concerned with inappropriate activities of Wespac. In 2014, ...

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Soaring Tuna Prices Hit Japanese Sushi Market Hard

SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton   Oct. 5, 2017

Soaring tuna prices, especially for Bigeye and Yellowtail, are hitting all parts of the sushi market in Japan.

“Sushi is all about tuna”, Takashi Morio, an analyst at Fuji-Keizai, told Emiko Terazono, commodity reporter for the Financial Times.

Bigeye tuna costs about 1/3 as much as Bluefin, and has long been a staple in mass market sushi, especially for the conveyor sushi chains and supermarkets.

However its price is up over 30% from a year ago, while the volumes going through the Tsukiji market have fallen about 10%, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan government.

Conveyor belt sushi operators offer small plates of sashimi or nigari for Y 100; or about 88 cents US...

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VIDEO: Alaska Halibut; Codfather Sentenced; Clearwater Sales; Canadian Fishermen Licenses and More

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] September 29, 2017

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Japanese Companies Explore Full-Cycle Aquaculture of Species such as Octopus, Yellowtail, Bluefin

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] Japan Reports - September 25, 2017

Fish sellers in Japan are feeling that catching fish from the wild is becoming increasingly difficult. But they are also aware that the number of fish raised by artificial methods--i.e. full-cycle aquaculture--is on the rise, meaning that fish that never swam in the ocean are made available for the family table.

Fishermen themselves say the amount of fish that can be taken from the ocean seems to have hit a limit due to such factors as overfishing or changes ...

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Whole Foods Offering Vegan Raw Tuna Alternative for Sushi 

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle September 21, 2017

Whole Foods is continuing to expand their offerings. Los Angeles and New York shoppers who visit the grocery market will be able to purchase Ahimi, the “first ever plant-based alternative to raw tuna.”

Ahimi is a product from Ocean Hugger Foods, a company that creates sustainable plant-based alternatives to ...

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Midwest Supermarket Chain Hy-Vee Offering 100% Responsibly Sourced Fresh and Frozen Seafood

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle August 16, 2017

Midwest supermarket chain Hy-Vee is taking the responsibly sourced route when it comes to their seafood. The store’s national brand of frozen seafood is now 100% responsibly sourced in compliance with its Seafood Procurement Policy.

“At Hy-Vee, we take pride in our dedication to high-quality, environmentally and socially responsible seafood, and we are thrilled to be the first Midwest retailer to make this kind of commitment,” Brett Bremser, executive vice president of perishables at Hy-Vee, said in a statement. 

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Western Pacific Council Wrestling with Cultural, Commercial Fishing Definitions in Monuments

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Honolulu Civil Beat] by Nathan Eagle - August 14, 2017

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council is crafting new definitions that could allow more fishing in restricted waters around the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa.

The Honolulu-based council, known as Wespac, and its scientific advisory committee must decide what “non-commercial fishing” should include in the expanded portion of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument and what “cultural fishing” should mean in American Samoa.

Environmental groups, the territorial government of American Samoa and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs have ...

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Tsukiji Middle Wholesalers Conduct Opinion Survey Regarding Market Relocation Issue

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Japan Reports] - August 8, 2017

Yutaka Sayama, president of the Tokyo Fish Market Wholesalers Association, made up of fish middle wholesalers of Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market, said on August 3 that it will carry out an opinion survey among its members regarding the proposed relocation of the market to Toyosu waterfront area.

The survey will center on collecting views of the members on the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s basic policy "to transfer the iconic Tsukiji market to Toyosu and re-develop the Tsukiji site," as recently announced by Governor Yuriko Koike.

The association intends ...

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Thai Union’s Stake in Red Lobster Remains Strong in Second Quarter

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle August 7, 2017

Thai Union, the world’s largest canned tuna producer, is benefitting from the 2016 deal in which they bought a stake in restaurant chain Red Lobster. The seafood chain brought in 235 million baht to the net profit in the second quarter, which translates to over $7 million in US dollars.

“Our strategic investment in Red Lobster and effort in cost control continue to deliver positive results,” said Thai Union Group CEO Thiraphong Chansiri...

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Hawaiian Students, Volunteers Fill Health, Religious Needs for Foreign Fishermen

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Honolulu Star-Advertiser] by Pat Gee - August 01,2017

Three nights a week, the Rev. Jerry Saludez takes a group of volunteers to either Pier 17 or Pier 36 to provide a home-cooked meal, Bible study and medical checkups to fishermen from foreign countries who are confined to the docks.

The fishermen are the subjects of a complaint filed this month with the Inter-American Human Rights Commission to determine whether the U.S. is complicit in the abuse of those who catch bigeye and yellowfin tuna (ahi) for the lucrative seafood industry.

But Saludez, whose Waipio Community Baptist Church started its Seafarers Ministry three years ago, said he was "very surprised" to learn of complaints about abuse, human trafficking ...

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National Fisheries Development Purchases Pole and Line Vessel The Solomon Fisher

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle July 31, 2017

National Fisheries Development (NFD), a subsidiary of the Tri Marine Group of Companies, has purchased The Solomon Fisher. The 100 ton Fiberglass Reinforced Plywood vessel will be added to their fleet of pole and line boats, and is part of NFD’s plan to increase the supply of tuna to SolTuna in Noro, Western Province, Solomon Islands.

“We have been looking to add more pole and line boats to our fleet,  but it’s been difficult to find a design that’s suitable to our fishing grounds, and harder still to find ones that are in good condition,” Cynthia Wickham, Assistant Operations Manager – Long Line and Pole and Line Operations for NFD, said in a statement. “The Solomon Fisher has been diligently maintained and is ready to go fishing. I wish that there were more like her.”

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Seafood Canners Facing Rising Costs From All Directions, Have Little Option to Raise Prices

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  by John Sackton - November 7, 2017

The drop in canned tuna consumption again in the US in 2016 is only the tip of the iceberg for seafood canners, who face a host of rising cost pressures.  At the same time, canners are restrained from raising prices due to competition and the erosion of sales.  The French canning association, that represents 15 French canneries, is sounding the alarm about rising costs.

First, they say canners are being hammered by raw material price increases.  “Tuna prices are at record highs. Between January 2016 and July 2017, skipjack almost doubled and yellowfin tuna jumped 74%. The tensions are all the stronger on these two species because fishing restrictions in the Indian Ocean and in the Pacific affect the world production,”, said the association.

But other canned species are seeing price increases as well.  Mackerel prices have risen 35% ...

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ISSF Status of the Stocks Reports Strengths and Weaknesses in Global Tuna Management

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - November 2, 2017

Washington, DC  -- A new report shows that 78 percent of worldwide tuna catch comes from stocks that are currently at “healthy” levels. The report was released today from the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), a global coalition of scientists, the tuna industry and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

ISSF updates the report a few times a year. The last issue was in February 2017, when the first industry data from 2015 was available, and it included actions taken by regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) as recently as the fall of 2016.  In the February 2017 report, 76% of landings came from “healthy” fisheries. 

To put that statistic in perspective, in 2011, 94% of the global tuna catch came from stocks considered “healthy”; in 2012, the percentage dropped to 86...

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Mexico Appealing WTO “Dolphin-Safe” Tuna Labeling After U.S. Win

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - October 27, 2017

The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced on Thursday that the United States’ tuna labeling measures are in line with WTO rules and that they do not discriminate against Mexico’s industry. However, Mexico is appealing WTO’s ruling.

Mexico has been challenging the U.S.’s dolphin-safe labeling requirements since 2008, stating that they’re WTO-inconsistent because “the requirements deny the label for tuna product produced by ...

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New Chicken of the Sea Ad Campaign Tackles the Question: Is It Chicken or Is It Fish?

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - October 17, 2017

In a subtle nod to past reality TV stars, Chicken of the Sea is celebrating October as National Seafood Month by testing a national advertising campaign that revisits the age-old question: Is it chicken or is it fish?

Albany, N.Y., and Hartford-New Haven, Conn., will serve as test markets for a national Chicken of the Sea advertising campaign themed to the rhetorical chicken-or-fish question. The two test cities were chosen for their size, media importance and ...

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VIDEO: N Korean Processed Food to US; Tuna Prices; Seafood Companies Merge; Net-Pen Recovery; Cod Stocks

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - October 6, 2017

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Tuna Management Association of New Zealand Becomes Latest Member to Join IPNLF

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - October 2, 2017

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) has welcomed the Tuna Management Association of New Zealand (TMA) as their newest member.

IPNLF was founded to “develop, support and promote socially and environmentally responsible pole-and-line and handline tuna fisheries around the world.” TMA’s addition as a member could aid in improving management and recognition for responsible tuna fisheries. The organization, which launched in 2001, already provides information on ...

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Cold Chain Logistics has Promoted Local Seafood Imports in Ningbo City of Zhejiang

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Money.163] translated by Amy Zhong - September 26, 2017

On Sept. 16, the fishing off-season came to an end in the East Sea. In the four-and-half months of the season, Ningbo consumers satisfied their seafood appetites with farmed seafood -- both frozen and imported. Various foreign seafood companies have seized the opportunity to enter the Chinese market.

In August, Blue Snow Food in Ningbo placed an order with a Canadian seafood company. Shortly after, the seller harvested wild lobsters, ...

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Anti-MSC Coalition Wins a Battle in Fight to Prevent MSC Recertification of PNA Tuna by FAD vessels

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  by John Sackton  Sept. 22, 2017 

A coalition of British Chefs led by Celebrity Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall along with a number of Eco foundations and University Researchers is turning the tables on MSC by mounting a public campaign with retailers against the MSC re-certification of PNA tuna.

At issue is the acceptance by the MSC that vessels can land certified tuna from FAD free sets even while on the same day and same trip making sets on FADs (fish aggregating devices), that have been shown to increase bycatch of juvenile tuna and sharks.

The group took a complaint to the Dutch Advertising Code Committee, and won a ruling that found that Princes is “misleading consumers” through statements made on its tins of tuna...

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Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna Earns MSC Certification After In-Depth Assessment

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] September 8, 2017

The Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (PAST), which is comprised of four leaders in the Mexican tuna industry — Grupomar, Herdez del Fuerte, Pesca Azteca and Procesa — has earned their Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.

 “Our members — Grupomar, Herdez del Fuerte, Pesca Azteca and Procesa — are driven by sustainability and dedicated to providing ocean-safe tuna to their customers and to continuing to make a difference for oceans,” Mariana Ramos, executive director of the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna, said in a statement. “The MSC Certification is one more way ...

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Washington Governor Appointments Former PFMC Director to Fish and Wildlife Commission

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - August 16, 2017

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Don McIsaac, recently retired executive director of the Pacific Fishery Management Council, and reappointed Larry Carpenter to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission.

The commission is a nine-member citizen panel that sets policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Members are appointed by the governor to six-year terms and are subject to state Senate confirmation. Three members must reside in eastern Washington, three in western Washington, and three may live ...

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Pacific Bluefin Tuna Stays Off ESA List

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - August 8, 2017

The National Marine Fisheries Service has reviewed the status of Pacific bluefin tuna and said in a filing Monday the species doesn't warrant a threatened or endangered listing under the Endangered Species Act.

The Center for Biological Diversity and other 13 conservation groups filed the petition requesting listing of bluefin tuna and designation of critical habitat in June 2016. In October 2016, NMFS determined sufficient evidence existed to require further consideration and initiated a status review.

The NMFS status review team considered the 2016 peer-reviewed stock assessment from ...

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WWF Still Objects to Mexican Tuna Fishery MSC Certification, Despite MSC's Review and Acceptance

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] August 7, 2017

Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna, which is made up of Mexico’s leading yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishers, has earned the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. But the news isn’t without controversy as WWF first filed an objection, and then when that failed, issued a statement expressing their “deep concern” over the MSC certification.

The MSC certification is the “only science-based sustainability certification and ecolabel for wild-caught fish.” It acknowledges that the Alliance’s Mexican tuna fishery is a “top environmental performer” and that they are making efforts to...

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Trader Joe’s Asks Court To Throw Out Amended Canned Tuna Lawsuit

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle August 1, 2017

Trader Joe’s Co. and Trader Joe’s East Inc. is asking that a California federal court throw out a class-action lawsuit that accuses the grocery store of underfilling cans of tuna. The company says that the suit is based off of “outdated federal regulation determining fill standards for canned tuna.”

The lawsuit, which was initially filed in February 2016, accused Trader Joe’s of fraud and breach of contract. The suit stated that Trader Joe’s brand tuna cans were...

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Azore’s Tuna Group Joins International Pole and Line Foundation

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle July 31, 2017

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF), a non-profit organization that develops and supports responsible one-by-one tuna fisheries and supply chains, has added a new member to its network: Pão-do-Mar.

The Azore producers’ association represents a number of local tuna canneries on the Azorean Islands. Pão-do-Mar works to ensure the quality and safety standards at the canneries, and its members are known are known for sourcing responsibly caught tuna...

 

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