OPINION: New AFAC Can Oversee S-K Funding and Launch a National Seafood Promotion
The American Fisheries Advisory Committee (AFAC) was passed and signed into law by President Biden in May 2022. This committee of seafood industry experts was an original part of the Saltonstall Kennedy Act (SK) of 1956. The statute charges the Committee to “Promote and Develop Seafood Products” with the goal of “increasing the free flow of domestic seafood products through Commerce.”
AFAC’s primary charge with the SK grant program, also in statute, is to design and conduct a grant program that includes the “...expansion of domestic ...
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