The U.S. Senate ended the restaurant industry's hopes of receiving additional government funding to compensate it for COVID-19-related operational difficulties on 19 May.
The Senate voted against passing the Small Business COVID Relief Act of 2022 (S. 4008), ending any realistic possibility it will replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Relief for Restaurants and other… Read More
Organic-sourced meal delivery service Fresh N Lean recently expanded its seafood options with a new Mediterranean diet meal plan, with more meals featuring fish and shellfish also in the works …
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Private equity firm Centre Partners completed its acquisition of Nasvhille, Tennessee, U.S.A.-based Captain D's Seafood, it announced on 23 May.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
This is New York City, U.S.A.-based Centre Partners' second time partnering with Captain D’s, which operates and franchises more than 500 restaurants. Centre Partners previously acquired Captain D's in 2013 and exited the business in 2017. The Captain… Read More
Seattle, Washington, US.A.-based Trident Seafoods snared the vast majority of contract worth nearly USD 10 million (EUR 9.4 million) to supply Alaska pollock to the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
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White Cane Sockeye Smoked Salmon LLC in Coeurd-Alene, Idaho, U.S.A., is recalling its Wild Alaskan Cooked and Smoked Salmon because it contains undeclared wheat and soy.
The company said no illnesses have yet been reported in relation to the recalled products.
“People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product,” the company said… Read More
Aldi’s motion to dismiss a seafood sustainability false claims class-action lawsuit has been rejected for a second time.
On 17 May, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois rejected Aldi's motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by Jessica Rawson in May 2021 alleging the retailer made deceptive sustainability marketing claims about its fresh Atlantic salmon products. Rawson is represented by Richman… Read More
The owner of Burien, Washington, U.S.A.-based seafood broker Absolute Seafoods was sentenced to 90 days in prison in a geoduck-smuggling case, while the company was ordered to pay a USD 25,000 (EUR 23,800) fine.
Jeffrey Hallin Olsen, the owner of Absolute Seafoods LLC, falsified documents and lied to authorities about disposing of 46 cases of potentially tainted geoduck from Alaska, the United States Attorney for the Western District of… Read More
Inflation continues to impact online and in-store grocery sales in the United States, with Walmart reporting quarterly earnings that missed Wall Street analysts’ expectations by a wide margin ...
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