Chris Chase

Editor

Chris Chase is the Portland, Maine-based associate editor of SeafoodSource. Previously, he worked covering local issues at the Coastal Journal in Bath, Maine, where he won multiple awards from the Maine Press Association for his news coverage and food reviews. Chris is a graduate of the University of Maine, and got his start in writing by serving as a reporter and later the State Editor of The Maine Campus, an award-winning campus newspaper.


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Published on
June 11, 2024

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has added the Shandong Meijia Group to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List, effectively banning imports from the company.

Shandong Meijia, also known as the Rizhao Meijia Group, is based in Shandong province, China, and sells a number of different seafood products. Shandong Meijia subsidiaries Rizhao Meijia Aquatic Foodstuff and Rizhao Meijia Keyuan Food Co. are also both

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Published on
June 10, 2024

The latest biannual global survey conducted by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) indicates consumers are increasingly concerned about the health of the oceans and sea life. 

The independent survey was conducted by GlobeScan for the MSC and adds to years of data the organization has accumulated through biannual surveys. The survey asked questions to over 27,000 people in 23 different countries to see how their diets are changing and

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June 7, 2024

Norway posted its highest-ever seafood export value for the month of May. Unlike the first four months of the year, which also set records, a weakened krone was not the core driver of the value increase. 

Statistics released by the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) indicate Norway exported NOK 14 billion (USD 1.3 billion, EUR 1.2 billion) worth of seafood in the month of May, an increase of NOK 1 billion (USD 94 million, EUR 87 million), or 8

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