Fri. Mar 23 2018

DFO Technical Meeting Hears Bad News About Northern Cod Stocks, with Potential 29% Biomass Decline  

Long, Strange Trip to Tomorrow's Pacific Halibut Opener in Alaska

$1.3 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill Includes Measure to Add Shrimp to SIMP  

Oregon Lawmakers Secure Funding for Oregon Ports, Salmon, Communities and Klamath Water Users  

Governor Inslee Signs Atlantic Salmon Net Pen Ban, Cooke Says They'll Respect the Law

ANALYSIS: Ecuadorian Shrimp Exports Increase in 2018  

Analysis: Fresh Fillets of Chilean Salmon Up 20% YTD  

VIDEO: SeaPak Soup, MSC Certificate Suspended, Mexican Shrimp, Long John Silver's New Look

Global Aquaculture Alliance Celebrates 2,000th BAP Certified Facility

Russian Crab Producers Accuse Leading Domestic Fish Producer of Attempts to Destroy Crab Industry  

ASMI Encourages Consumers to ‘Ask for Alaska’ as Halibut, Sablefish Season Start  

UK’s Sea Fish Industry Authority Officially Appoints Brian Young as New Chair

CP Foods Working Towards Sustainability Goals Thanks to Reduced Water Consumption Summary Friday, March 23

Thu. Mar 22 2018

Conservation Groups Seek to Ban Mexican Shrimp, Other Seafood to Save Endangered Vaquita Porpoise  

The Fish Guys Expand into Beef, Pork and Chicken with Launch of Market House Meats

H & N Group Acquires NJ-Based Seafood Wholesaler Network Commodities

Chinese Domestic Tilapia Market is Promising; Prices Remain High  

Alaska’s Governor Taps John Jensen for North Pacific Council, Two Incumbents Also Supported

Update on Stand for Salmon Ballot Initiative  

SeaPak Brings New Frozen Seafood Soup to Walmart  

Ocean Hugger Foods Partners with Aramark to Expand Distribution of Vegan Tuna Alternative  

The Fishin’ Company Partners With Trace Register for Seafood Assurance Traceability

Laitram LLC Files Patent Application for Shrimp Deveiner  

New MAFAC Members Shift Majority From New England to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

NOAA Establishes New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone Off Nantucket Summary Thursday, March 22

Wed. Mar 21 2018

DFO Releases Statement on MSC Certification Suspension of Gulf of St. Lawrence Snow Crab Fishery    

Annual Allocation of $1.1 Billion for Sportsmen & Conservation Announced

Long John Silver’s Shows Off New Contemporary Look At Kentucky Flagship Opening

MSC Appoints New Science and Standards Director

NOAA Appoints New Science and Research Director for Southeast Fisheries Science Center

IFFO RS Announces Launch of New Improver Programme Application Mechanism Summary Wednesday, March 21

Tue. Mar 20 2018

MSC Suspends Certificate of Gulf of St. Lawrence Snow Crab Fishery Due to Right Whale Deaths  

Senator John McCain, Jeanne Shaheen Write Letter to USTR Supporting Repeal of USDA Catfish Program  

Sitka Herring Fleet on Two-hour Notice

Halibut Catch Limits for Alaska Made Official Today

John West Debuts its Products on JD in its Entry to Chinese Market  

Marine Harvest Reports ‘Best Year Ever’ in 2017, But Faced Challenges Due to Sea Lice  

New Study Shows Fish Was An Important Part of Stone Age Diet Summary Tuesday, March 20

Mon. Mar 19 2018

Mitsui & Co. Enter Into Strategic Alliance With Mark Foods  

Kingfish Zeeland CEO Ohad Maiman Talks Bringing Dutch Yellowtail to U.S.  

Latest Seafood News Podcast Recaps Seafood Expo North America

WPRFMC Fishery Managers Postpone American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area Decision  

Chinese White Shrimp Shortage Pushes Prices Higher, Even for Small Sizes this Winter Summary Monday, March 19

Maine DMR Hires New Scientists to Support Lobster Research, Inshore Trawl Survey  

Russia Plans to Make Kara Sea Center of Domestic Fish Production  

Fri. Mar 16 2018 Summary Friday, March 16

EDF Calls on NOAA to Make Sure Rafael’s Permits Are Spread to Multiple Buyers    

VIDEO: US-India WTO Fight; Catfish Recall; Salmon Price Surge; SENA 2018  

UK Politicians Wants to Withdraw from EU’s Common Fisheries Policy

Chicken of the Sea Celebrates ‘Best New Foodservice Product Award’ Win for Yellowfin Tuna Slices  

ISSF Celebrates Successful 2017 Skippers Workshop Program

Dr. Praeger’s Brand Introduces New MSC Certified Frozen Seafood Products  

WTO Misses Deadline to Rule on Mexico Appeal of Dolphin-Safe Label Dispute with the US

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Stavis Seafoods Earns British Retail Consortium Certification

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - March 12, 2018

Stavis Seafoods, an international, vertically integrated seafood company, announced recently it has earned British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification under the Global Standard for Food Safety for its Boston facility. 

BRC’s Global Standard is recognized as the world’s leading food safety and quality certification program. Stavis Seafoods underwent a rigorous third-party audit to earn certification. BRC audits are conducted in multiple areas, including food safety & Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) programs, quality management systems ...

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