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SFB Staff - Ocean Beauty Seafood released a press statement yesterday apologizing for the deaths of 22 bald eagles in Kodiak, Alaska.
The eagles were accidentally killed while attempting to feed on a truckload of fish waste at an Ocean Beauty processing plant on Friday.
As of yesterday 30 birds that survived the incident are close to recovery. However Ocean Beauty today will fly 13 of the surviving eagles to the Bird Treatment and Learning… Read More
January 14, 2008 - SFB Staff - Fish samples from two Vancouver Island, British Columbia, salmon farms have tested positive for malachite green, a fungicide banned for use in food processing in 1992 after it was found to be a carcinogen.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration found traces of malachite green in salmon during routine testing at the U.S.-Canadian border on Dec. 4. The fish samples are from Marine Harvest and Creative Salmon Co.,… Read More
The seafood trade received big news out of Britain this week, and it's not Victoria Beckham's addiction to fish sticks. CapVest, a London-based private equity firm, will merge its two seafood entities, Young's Seafood and Findus, creating one of Europe's largest seafood companies, with annual revenue of $2.1 billion (Â£1.1 billion). Is the Young's-Findus deal a sign the seafood industry will be teeming with mergers and acquisitions not only in… Read More
Holland America Line yesterday introduced updated menus on its premium cruise ships for 2008, and numerous seafood dishes are being offered.
The menus were changed to better reflect the cuisines of the ships' destinations. The ships sailing to Mexico and the Caribbean, the first new menus to debut, feature fresh fish.
The new seafood dishes include coconut scallops, chili-rubbed tuna brochette and mahimahi with roasted corn salsa and… Read More
One of China’s key seafood trading and processing hubs saw growth in imports outstrip growth in exports in the first eight month of the year.
Liaoning Province, home to Dalian and other ports, saw a 17.7 percent rise in exports in the first eight months of 2017. The province totaled 552,000 tons of exports worth USD 1.86 billion (EUR 1.57 billion), while imports jumped 24.8 percent to 849,000 tons worth USD 1.38 billion (EUR 1.16… Read More
Protein is powerful stuff.
It fuels muscle growth and promotes a lean, healthy lifestyle, but protein packs perhaps an even bigger punch these days when it comes to attracting modern consumers, according to American Seafoods’ Ron Rogness.
“There’s a health halo that surrounds protein,” Rogness said - and industries of all kinds are taking notice.
Speaking in Miami, Florida this week during the National… Read More