Fri. Mar 31 2023

2023 Snow Crab Price Negotiation Update: Final Offers Submitted to Price Setting Panel  


Global Seafood Alliance CEO Brian Perkins Out; Wally Stevens To Serve as Interim CEO


2023 Snow Crab Quota For Newfoundland and Labrador Announced; TAC Up 8.4%  


Final Management Measures For 2023 Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Released  


Central California Dungeness Fishery to Close in April  


Under the Radar Protein News of the Week


SeafoodNews.com Summary Friday, March 31


Thu. Mar 30 2023

VIDEO: Blue Harvest Strategy Shift; Norway Salmon Tax; NL Snow Crab Price Negotiations  


Restaurant Labor Recovery Seeing State-by-State Fluctuation


SATS Urges Congress to Support $25 Million in Funding for NMFS' Aquaculture Office


NaturalShrimp Enters Into Agreement With Homegrown Shrimp For Purchase of Post-Larvae Shrimp  


Thai Union’s SPACE-F Launches Global FoodTech Incubator and Accelerator Batch 4


JRS Group Acquires Seaweed Extract Producer Algaia  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Thursday, March 30


Wed. Mar 29 2023

FFAW, ASP Fail To Come To Agreement During Snow Crab Price Negotiations  


Chile’s SMA Initiates 5 Sanctioning Procedures Against Australis  


The Retail Rundown: Holiday Ham Breakdown


CNMI Governor Palacios Urges President Biden to Respect Pacific Island Communities at WPRFMC Meeting


FCC: Concerning Lack of Commitment to Canadian Fisheries Science and Blue Economy in Federal Budget


Marubeni Signs Agreement with Ynsect to Enter the Japanese Market


Sysco Appoints Kenny Cheung as Chief Financial Officer


SeafoodNews.com Summary Wednesday, March 29


Tue. Mar 28 2023

Norway Salmon Tax Details Released. Here’s Everything You Need To Know.  


Chilean Seafood on Full Display at Seafood Expo North America


Togiak Herring Season Closed Despite Huge Return, Sitka Sac Roe Fishery to Open Soon


SEA-NL Demands Answers From DFO, FFAW Over 3L Snow Crab Fishery  


Newfoundland and Labrador TAC Announced for Shrimp Fishing Areas 5 and 6  


Alternative Seafood Company Aqua Cultured Foods To Begin Consumer Tastings in April


February Salmon Sales at Tokyo Central Wholesale Market Recover for Salted, Shrink for Fresh, Frozen  


You Can Now Use AI for Restaurant Recommendations Thanks to OpenTable


BlueNalu Signs Letter of Intent With Nutreco


Natural Grocers Expands Their Line of Canned Seafood  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Tuesday, March 28


Mon. Mar 27 2023

Murray Agrees to Evaluate Possible Merge of 3L Inshore, Offshore Snow Crab Areas Into One Biomass  


Blue Harvest Suspends Operations at Processing Plant in New Bedford to Focus on Modernizing Fleet  


PODCAST: Latest on 3L Snow Crab; Salmon Market Update


ANALYSIS: Chilean Fresh Fillets Drop 10.1 Percent Since End of February  


Russia to Revise Plans to Gain 25% Share of EU Pollock Product Market Due to Sanctions  


Fishermen and Scientists Unite to Restore Fishing Opportunities, Protect Corals off S. California


Pollock Roe Keeps High Price at Tokyo Central Wholesale Market in February, but Sales Dropped  


SeafoodNews.com Summary Monday, March 27


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The Winding Glass: Monterey Bay Discredits Itself with Red Listing of Lobster

[The Winding Glass is the commentary and opinion column by John Sackton, Founder of Seafood News.]

One of the key points about NGO ratings of fisheries is their variability. Different organizations have different levels of independent governance, transparency, and public accountability. 

The recent red (avoid) listing of American and Canadian lobster by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch is an example of how ratings organizations can reflect their own organizational biases. Seafood Watch is not among the nine seafood rating organizations benchmarked by the Global Seafood Sustainability Initiative...

 

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