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At a February appearance before a legislative committee in Halifax, Nova Scotia, representatives of the seafood industry complained that the lack of shipping facilities are forcing them to drive product to airports in Boston, Montreal, and Toronto. Leo Muise, executive director of the Nova Scotia Seafood Alliance, told the ...
Technology company Seafood Analytics has launched its new Fishboard electronic fish-monitoring device, which allows for researchers, seafood farmers, processors, at-sea observers, fishermen, and other seafood industry professionals to efficiently measure and store important electronic information ...

In addition, a number of Northern Wind's leading scallop brands - Captain's Call, Mariner's Choice, and Sea Spray - as well as its tuna brands, have all undergone strategic rebranding to "to better portray Northern Wind's leadership position in the seafood industry." "All of that investment that we made ...
The global nature of the seafood industry has resulted in transparency and traceability emerging as key supply chain issues, especially when it comes to combatting the growing threat of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. Without a better understanding of exactly where seafood comes from and ...
Bord Bia, Ireland's agency for promoting its food and drink industry, is using the upcoming St. Patrick's Day, a holiday celebrated internationally on March 17, as momentum to step up its seafood campaign efforts in Japan and the United States. The agency has partnered with Aeon, Asia's largest retailer, ...
Timestrip: How a Developer of Smart Indicator Technology Entered the Seafood Industry SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - March 14, 2018 Timestrip: How a Developer of Smart Indicator Technology Entered the Seafood Industry Timestrip founder Reuben Isbitsky was the "new ...

Seafood Expo North America / Seafood Processing North America, the largest seafood industry event of its kind on the continent, opened its doors today, Sunday, 11 March, in Boston, Massachusetts to thousands of buyers and suppliers for another recording-breaking year, the exposition's organizer ...
Guy Dean, vice president and chief sustainability officer of Albion Farms and Fisheries, has been involved in the seafood industry for almost 30 years in roles ranging from farmer, harvester, and fisher to processor and distributor. Dean represents the seafood industry on the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood ...
The comparatively low cost of imported seafood can make meeting labor costs impossible for some in the local seafood industry. "That's why there aren't very many shrimpers out there, because imported shrimp pushed them out of business," said Toomer. "You can go to Sam's Club right now and get a ...
A survey performed by the United Nations intended to assess working conditions in the fishing and seafood industry in Thailand reveals a mix of progress and remaining challenges, according to the data provided by the workers surveyed. The research, conducted by the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Project ...
The real bitcoin revolution isn't necessarily about bitcoin itself; the underlying technology, called the blockchain, promises to remake the internet and, potentially, the seafood industry. It holds the potential to make fish catches more transparent and traceable, allowing consumers to refuse to buy illegally ...
Brazil seafood industry sees stronger lent sales. Country's burgeoning economy resulting in even stronger demand than usual for seafood this lent season. by John Evans. March 9th, 2018 07:12 GMT Updated March 9th, 2018 08:21 GMT. Seafood sales during the lent period in Brazil are expected to rise sharply against ...
Thailand's fishing and seafood industry has made some progress in regard to labour conditions, according to a report funded by the European Union (EU). Released yesterday, the report revealed that there had been fewer instances of physical violence and a higher percentage of workers with written ...
Thailand's fishing and seafood industry has made some progress in regard to labour conditions, according to a report funded by the European Union (EU). Released yesterday, the report revealed that there had been fewer instances of physical violence and a higher percentage of workers with written ...
FIEL - In this June 20, 2014, file photo, migrant workers unload frozen fish from a boat at a fish market in Samut Sakhon Province, west of Bangkok. Thailand's fishing and seafood industry has made some improvement in working conditions, including less physical violence, but problems such as unfair pay ...
In the product realm, the company also redesigned its Captain's Call, Mariner's Choice and Sea Spray scallop product lines "to better portray Northern Wind's leadership position in the seafood industry," it said. "The first 30 years have been an incredible ride. We've been blessed to have employees who are ...
Micro, small and medium enterprise minister Prafulla Samal and (right) agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy at the state investor summit in Bhubaneswar. Picture by Ashwinee Pati. Bhubaneswar: The state government has decided to improve agricultural productivity with sustainable agricultural practices ...

Shetland's seafood industry is calling on the Scottish government for the Northern Isles ferry contract to go out to tender rather than taken in-house. Photo: Shetland News INDUSTRY organisation Seafood Shetland has added its weight to calls for the Northern Isles ferry service contract to go out to tender ...
Fraud runs rampant in the seafood industry, but blockchain (the technology supporting the growing cryptocurrency market) could help ensure the fish you order in a restaurant is the fish that finds its way onto your plate. In 2016, Oceana, an ocean conservation advocacy group, compiled a report drawing ...
Carbon emissions from factories, power plants, cattle farms and other sources are giving the oceans a serious case of acid indigestion, and it's not curable by desperately throwing TUMS into the waves. University of Washington oceanographer Jan Newton came to Longview Tuesday to discuss how carbon ...
The company's new initiative is one of a growing number of efforts by major retailers to ensure that the seafood they sell is not connected to forced labor, illegal fishing or seafood fraud - a response to investigative reports that have revealed a global pattern of wrongdoing in the $151 billion seafood industry ...
Oregon's seafood industry has concerns about the new version of a permit to regulate wastewater discharges from seafood processing facilities. The draft 900-J National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System general permit will replace a previous version that expired in 2011, but the new version includes ...
Governments and the seafood industry would dramatically improve their ability to identify and suppress human trafficking if they focused on the subtler "invisible" abuses of power. The operators of complex supply chains should seek feedback from workers rather than relying on traditional audits and ...
North Atlantic Seafood Forum blog: Sunny Bergen welcomes world seafood industry. The 13th edition of the world's largest seafood business forum is taking place in Bergen, Norway, this week. IntraFish is on the ground to get you all the news from the event. by Rachel Mutter , Elisabeth Fischer and Drew ...
Carbon emissions from factories, power plants, cattle farms and other sources are giving the oceans a serious case of acid indigestion, and it's not curable by desperately throwing TUMS into the waves. University of Washington oceanographer Jan Newton came to Longview Tuesday to discuss how carbon ...
"Quite simply, the new SeaWell seafood trays have the potential to revolutionize the seafood industry," said Watson. "They represent a game-changing technological breakthrough offering superior product protection for customers' high-value seafood products. The result is extended market reach, enhanced ...
"This bill will clarify and augment existing records-keeping requirements for the seafood industry … and grant access to these records to the Oregon Department of agriculture, for the purposes of protecting public health," Braby said. "Biotoxin accumulation in commercial seafood species and the resulting ...
Oregon's seafood industry has concerns about the new version of a permit to regulate wastewater discharges from seafood processing facilities. The draft 900-J National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System general permit will replace a previous version that expired in 2011, but the new version includes ...
governments and the seafood industry would dramatically improve their ability to identify and suppress human trafficking if they focused on the subtler "invisible" abuses of power. The operators of complex supply chains should seek feedback from workers rather than relying on traditional audits and ...
Dutch Harbor Shows Off Massive seafood industry to European Buyers SEAFOODNEWS.COM [fish Factor] by Laine Welch - February 12, 2018 Dutch harbor Shows Off Massive seafood industry to European Buyers The nation's top fishing port welcomed seven European seafood buyers in late January ...
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] February 8, 2018 The documentary "oceans of crime," will be broadcast on CNBC on Saturday, February 17th at 8pm ET/PT. The program looks at IUU fishing and human trafficking and will likely be highly inflamatory towards the seafood industry. CNBC's publicity ...
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell stopped in Vancouver to sound the alarm on offshore drilling in waters off Washington. Molly Solomon/OPB. Sen. Maria Cantwell wants coastal waters off Oregon and Washington removed from a federal draft plan for offshore oil and gas drilling. The Washington Democrat ...
This year, Russian companies will take part in the forum for the third consecutive year to reach out to international clients and seek out informed perspectives on technologies, which the national seafood industry lacks, according to the agency. In a press release, the agency said it considers Seafood Expo ...
But many retailers are already skittish about talking openly about slavery in the seafood industry, and it's unclear how they'll address these issues with their own customers. Kroger, Safeway, Whole Foods, Hy-Vee, Walmart and Red Lobster did not respond or declined our requests for an interview for this ...
seafood industry Kicks Off 2018 With NFI's Global Seafood market Conference SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - February 1, 2018 seafood industry Kicks Off 2018 With NFIs Global Seafood Market Conference Bienvenidos a Miami! Urner Barry and the Seafood News team took ...
FCC Urges Committee to Protect Ocean ecosystem Without Hurting seafood industry SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - January 31, 2018 FCC Urges Committee to Protect Ocean Ecosystem Without Hurting seafood industry The fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) is urging the House of Commons ...
Indian seafood industry stakeholders spoke in favour of common standard certification to reduce costs and efforts in acquiring multiple certifications to remain credible in the business. This was discussed during the 21st edition of the biennial India International Seafood Show, organized by the Marine ...
Speaking in Miami, Florida this week during the National fisheries Institute's 2018 Global Seafood market Conference (GSMC), Rogness highlighted the advantages available to the seafood industry as consumer demand for lean protein accumulates, especially among key generational demographics including millennials.
... 2018 Safe Quality Seafood Associates Partners With SafetyChain Software to Improve FSQA Programs SafetyChain Software and Safe Quality Seafood Associates, LLC have joined in partnership to provide the seafood industry with a unique solution that includes software and consulting services to help ...
23 (Korea Bizwire) -- Implementing a seafood traceability scheme, regulating fish farm antibiotic use and setting industry wide standards for aquaculture are some of the tenets of the government's plan for South Korea's seafood industry in 2018. Officials from the Ministry of oceans and fisheries (MOF) on ...
According to Tam, a top priority for Vietnam's agriculture and the country's seafood industry must be working get the E.U. to revoke the so-called "yellow card' imposed by the European Commission in 2017. The yellow card was handed out in October 2017 in response to the country's shortcomings in ...
The shutdown of the U.S. federal government lasted less than three days. However, the deal reached on Monday, 22 January to end it may have set up the stage for another one in less than a month. Democrats and Republicans reached an agreement on a short-term budget resolution that included ...
... only real effective tool that the EU had to address trafficking and forced labour in the Thai seafood industry," said Adams. Luisa Ragher, deputy of the delegation of the European Union in Thailand, said that the EU is committed to working alongside the Thai government to tackle labour rights violations.
"Oyster farming in New York is in the midst of a renaissance that is revitalizing our local seafood industry," said Charles Westfall, president of the Long Island Oyster Growers Association. Through the program, "New York will soon take its historic place as the country's best and most abundant oyster." ...
Demand for Canada's seafood exports should continue to grow dramatically, as Asian markets remain strong and European markets open up under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the EU. Yet many leaders in the seafood industry in Atlantic Canada fear fisheries policies may be adapted in a way ...
The Japanese-style tradition of ceremonial slicing of large red-fleshed tuna has become an increasingly common event at seafood industry events in China, where locals are heavily influenced by dining and other lifestyle trends from Japan. Guangzhou, which borders Hong Kong, is the capital of China's ...
Jane Bloodworth Rowe is a freelance writer for the Virginia Beach Beacon section of The Virginian-Pilot. email. Follow Jane Bloodworth Rowe. Close. Get email notifications on Jane Bloodworth Rowe daily! Your notification has been saved. There was a problem saving your notification. Whenever Jane ...
SFP currently facilitates a squid SR that covers major squid fisheries worldwide, and many seafood industry leaders have made use of the SR and its FIPs with positive results. Bill DiMento, Vice President of Sustainability and government Affairs at High Liner Foods, said: "Since High Liner Foods became ...
The Nova Scotia government has slapped an indefinite freeze on the buying side of the province's seafood industry, including the lucrative lobster fishery. Under a temporary measure, the provincial government is no longer issuing new seafood buyer and processing licences. Sources say the freeze went ...
Piggybacking on the government's goals under the "One Belt, One Road" (now known as the Belt and Road Initiative), overseas fishing bases have become central to the plans of company executives and government officials involved in Chinese seafood industry. Initiated in 2013, the Belt and Road ...


 

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