Fri. Oct 22 2021

VIDEO: Mexico Lifts Shrimp Ban; Lobster Closure Injunction; Surimi Update; Jones Act Pollock Update

Alaska’s BOF Puts Kenai River Chinook and South Alaska Pen Sockeye Proposals on March Agenda

Over $22B Worth of Cargo is Stuck on Container Ships Off California

Governing Parties Agree to Stay of Litigation on Columbia River for Next 9 Months   

Maine Delegation, Governor Push Commerce Secretary to Shut Down Right Whale Rule Changes  

Smilin' Bobs Recalls Smoked Fish Dip Due to Undeclared Egg and Mispackaging

Symphony of Seafood Competition Attracts 18 New Products

This Week in Retail: Buying Opportunities Increase for Pork Summary Friday, October 22

Thu. Oct 21 2021

Fishing Found to be Most Dangerous Occupation, per Study

The Winding Glass: Chuck Bundrant and the End of an Era in Alaska   

Government Asks Judge to Reconsider Injunction in Jones Act Pollock Case

Fishermen Ask BOF to Address Bristol Bay, Chignik, Cook Inlet Salmon Issues at Work Session  

RAS Farmer NaturalShrimp Signs Deal with Distributor Gulf Seafood for 25,000 Pounds of Shrimp  

Japan Fisheries Association to Host In-Person Japan International Seafood Show on November 8-10

Seafood Sales Continue to Soar at US Retail

California Lists Leatherback Turtles, Opening Door for New Management, Funding

Injured Crewman from F/V Patricia Lee Airlifted by USCG 200 Miles SW of Dutch Harbor

Chefs Urge Congress to End IUU Fishing, Fraud and Human Rights Issues in Seafood Industry Summary Thursday, October 21

Wed. Oct 20 2021

Mexico Receives Green Light to Export Wild Shrimp Into United States  

Chinese Seafood Market is Expanding

Oregon Adopts Dungeness Crab Management Plan, First FMP on the West Coast  

Halibut, Sablefish Quota Share Updates  

Ivar's Soup and Sauce Co. Recalls Clam Chowder Due to Potential Presence of Plastic

Salmones Austral Unveils Secret Island Brand, Providing Chilean Salmon Doorstep Delivery  

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Highest Ever As Epidemic Trajectory Declines in Alaska

Chilean Salmon Exports Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels in Q3, US Recovery Strong  

USDA Awards $10 Million to Address Challenges for Land-based Salmon Production

September Sales of Fresh Tuna Imports at Toyosu Market Fell 60% to 570 Fish  

RODA Files 60-Day Notice Intending to Sue Federal Government Over Vineyard Wind Project

First Philippines Fishery to Recieve MSC Certification

Wild Planet Foods Takes Home Good Housekeeping Sustainable Innovation Award Summary Wednesday, October 20

Tue. Oct 19 2021

Japan’s August Surimi Imports, Production Output, Consumer Surimi Spending

Kishida Approves Fuskushima Wastewater Release Plan For 2023, Korea and China Strongly Disagree

China's White Shrimp Prices Dip as Shopping Season Comes to an End  

Optimism Fuels Interest in AK Salmon Permits  

Albertsons Sees More Inflation

Russia’s Primorye Fisherman Hope for Successful Catch and Exports This Year  

Pacific Council Hires Merrick Burden as New Executive Director

Private Equity Firm Announces New Seafood Platform After Trio of Acquisitions  

Red Lobster’s Ultimate Endless Shrimp Promo Available All Week  

ENGOs File Suit Over Hatchery Salmon Designed to Help Southern Resident Orcas

Blue Star Foods Moves Forward with B.C. Land-based Steelhead Farm

Kingfish Company Lands Retail Partner in Italy Summary Tuesday, October 19

Mon. Oct 18 2021

Alaska Seafood Industry Leader Chuck Bundrant, Dies at 79

Maine Lobstering Union Lands Injunction to Halt Right Whale Lobster Fishing Area Closure  

ANALYSIS: Assessing the Snow Crab Market Following Alaska Quota Reduction  

China: Tilapia Farm Gate Prices Mostly Rise as Retail Prices Dip  

Would You Quit Your Job for $110,000? This California Swordfish Catcher Said No

Bristol Bay Sockeye Weights Down by One Pound, Similar Losses for Other Salmon Summary Monday, October 18

Cumulative Global Fishmeal Production Climbs 6.5%, Fish Oil Sees 12% Rise

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Aquaculture Leaders Honor Dan Swecker, Fish Farming Pioneer and “True Statesman"

Covington, WA—Dan Swecker, the fish farming pioneer and aquaculture advocate, passed away September 1, 2021, following a brief illness.

Swecker was Executive Director of the Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA), an organization he helped launch to promote fish farming in the state. From 1993 to 2013, Swecker also served in the Washington State Senate, representing the people of the 20th District. He was Vice-Chair of the Agriculture and Environment Committee and served on the Natural Resources & Parks and Ways & Means Committees.

After retiring from WFGA in January ...

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