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
October 28, 2021

Rosh Haayin, Israel-based ECOshrimp, a subsidiary of recirculating aquaculture system-specialist AquaMaof, is claiming to have developed a turnkey RAS solution allowing for successful land-based shrimp production ... 

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October 27, 2021

Mexican shrimp traders are still awaiting confirmation of the end of a U.S. embargo, but are now dealing with catch totals falling off by as much as 50 percent.

On 19 October, the Mexican government announced the United States would lift its ban on wild-caught shrimp from Mexico, which had been enacted due to a slippage in the use of turtle-excluder devices onboard Mexican shrimpers. However, as of Wednesday, 27 October, official notice of the

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October 26, 2021

Joyce Murray, a member of Canada’s House of Commons since 2008 representing a riding in Vancouver, British Columbia, has been named Canada’s new minister of fisheries and oceans.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was reelected as prime minister in Canada’s general election on 20 September, but former Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard Bernadette Jordan Bernadette Jordan lost her reelection bid

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October 26, 2021

A leadership change at Eight Fifty Food Group will see the parent company of Karro Pork and Young’s Seafood run by the founder of its new ownership group ... 

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October 25, 2021

Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has approved Brazilian meat-packing firm JBS’ acquisition of Dover, Tasmania, Australia-based salmon-farming firm Huon Aquaculture, clearing the way for the transaction to proceed.

The 25 October decision clears the way for Huon to schedule a shareholder vote on JBS’ takeover proposal, under which JBS Australia has proposed acquiring up to 100 percent of Huon by paying AUD 3.85

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October 21, 2021

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has requested that a judge reconsider her issuance of a temporary restraining order barring the federal agency from enforcing Jones Act-related fines against companies that used the Bayside Program to transport Alaska pollock to the U.S. East Coast.

In an 18 October filing, CBP asked U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Alaska Sharon L. Gleason to reverse her 8 October decision granting a preliminary

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October 21, 2021

Two advisory councils to the European Commision are pushing it to take more action against “flags of convenience.”

The Long-Distance Fisheries Advisory Council (LDAC), comprised of 50 organizations from a dozen E.U. member-states, represents the seafood industry and other industries and interests involved in Europe’s distant-water fishing sector. The Market Advisory Council (MAC) represents the seafood value-chain and has 59

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October 20, 2021

The United States is lifting its ban on wild-caught shrimp from Mexico, according to the Mexican government and the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership.

In April, the U.S. State Department banned exports of Mexican wild shrimp because Mexico’s efforts to protect sea turtles were “no longer comparable to that of the United States." 

SeafoodSource contacted the U.S. State Department on Wednesday, 20 October, but the agency declined

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October 19, 2021

Brande, Denmark-based BioMar is planning a deeper push into the development of new concepts and products around salmon aquaculture feeds ... 

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October 18, 2021

NewSeas, a U.S.-based aquaculture development company seeking to build a 10,000-metric-ton barramundi farm in Pemuteran, Bali, Indonesia, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Skretting ... 

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