Cliff White

Cliff White

Executive Editor

Cliff White is the executive editor of SeafoodSource. He has 15 years of experience as a professional journalist, including serving as the senior business reporter for the McClatchy-owned Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, where he won state and national awards for his coverage of the development of the Marcellus Shale natural gas deposit and the Jerry Sandusky scandal. 

Published on
May 22, 2020

The Pincoy Project, a joint effort by several leading Chilean farming and aquaculture technology and feed companies to decrease the use of antibiotics in the country’s salmon sector, has achieved a new milestone with the introduction of homozygous eggs with genetic markers for salmonidean rickettsial septicemia (SRS) ... 

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May 22, 2020

The Saucy Fish Co.’s line of frozen fishcakes is now available in Iceland stores in the United Kingdom, and the brand has also secured a listing for its chilled range on Waitrose’s online store.

Earlier in May, Iceland began offering Saucy Fish’s Salmon Fishcakes with a Cracking Lemon Centre and Smoked Haddock Fishcakes with a Delicious Vintage Cheddar Centre. Both products are being sold in a four-pack for GBP 3.00 (USD 3.67,

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May 21, 2020

Cashmere, Washington, U.S.A.-based Beta Hatch has successfully completed a funding round and will begin the process of building out a production facility for growing mealworms to produce insect protein for use in aquafeed

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May 21, 2020

Around 100 people at three crawfish farms in Louisiana have tested positive for COVID-19, state health officials announced earlier this week.

The Louisiana Department of Health declined to name the three crawfish farms, citing “active, evolving, protected investigations,” according to The Advocate.

Louisiana Office of Public Health Assistant Secretary Alex Billioux said the outbreaks were concentrated among migrant workers living in

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May 21, 2020

Perth, Australia-based fishing company Austral Fisheries is launching an “accelerator” program to support start-ups with a focus on sustainability-focused innovation in the seafood industry.

The Seafood for Good program – to be run in coordination with social innovation hub StartSomeGood – will take place over 12 weeks and will aim to guide four participants on the path to introducing business-to-consumer products that

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May 20, 2020

Grimbsy, England-based Young’s Seafood is recalling breaded fish fillet product sold in the United Kingdom due to it containing milk despite it not being listed as a labeled ingredient.

The omission means the product, Young’s Simply Breaded 2-Extra Large Fish Fillets, “is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents,” according to an announcement from the U.K. Food

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May 20, 2020

Nashville, North Carolina, U.S.A.-based Atlantic Natural Foods has expanded its operations in Thailand through a joint venture with Pataya Food Group

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May 19, 2020

Northern Harvest Sea Farms, operated by Mowi Canada East, has regained 10 net-pen farming permits that were suspended in October after a mass die-off of Atlantic salmon in August and September 2019 ... 

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May 18, 2020

A face-off between the trade group representing processing companies in the province and the union representing fishermen and factory workers in Newfoundland and Labrador has ended with arbitrators siding with the union’s offer on pricing for the season’s snow crab ... 

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May 18, 2020

Mowi has a signed a contract with Akranes, Iceland-based Skaginn 3X to install the company’s Sub-Chilling salmon cooling system at its Herøy, Norway processing facility.

The system, patented by Skaginn 3X in 2019, cools salmon down to -1.2 degrees Celsius and then uses the fish itself as a refrigerant, which “delivers better quality to the consumer and extended shelf life by up to seven days,” according to the

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