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Spreading the great taste of Maine Lobster across the world has been the Maine mission for over a century. Today, the Maine Lobster industry not only ships live product globally, but also a bevy of easy to use, fresh and flavorful frozen lobster products. From meat to tails to ready-to-eat products, the industry has made significant strides in the processing sector, ensuring that any lobster product you invest in arrives at your doorstep with… Read More
Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration have pursued an aggressive trade policy, with a heavy reliance on punitive and retaliatory tariffs, especially in trade disputes with China and the European Union. In response to this worldwide phenomenon, there has been a radical change in the international supply chain of seafood. U.S. seafood importers are trying to avoid paying extra tariffs on Chinese products, so are… Read More
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This September, the Seafood Nutrition Partnership will hold its annual State of the Science symposium on the latest in seafood dietary and nutritional studies and the social-economic implications for public health. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans called for a doubling of Americans’ consumption of seafood. The updated 2020 guidelines are anticipated to take a further look at the importance of increasing seafood… Read More
The Seafood Certification & Ratings Collaboration recently released a report, Sustainable Seafood: A Global Benchmark, that provides a comprehensive picture of the current status of global fisheries and aquaculture, as well as case studies highlighting progress made and improvement priorities for eight seafood sectors. The five members of the Collaboration – Aquaculture Stewardship Council, Fair Trade USA, Marine Stewardship… Read More
Small-scale fishing communities are among the 54 percent of people living below the poverty line in Peru, even though the sector is the country's second highest generator of foreign currency. The increasing demand for seafood coupled with lower prices received for their catch require fishers to increase their harvest volume, thereby placing a burden on stocks and marine ecosystems.
Sustainable Fisheries Trade offers small-scale fishermen… Read More
Salmon hatcheries developed on the West Coast close to a century ago, and today produce fish to make up for habitat lost to dams, fulfill tribal treaty fishing rights and trust obligations, and support recreational and commercial fishing. While hatcheries have benefits, they also pose risks to wild fish, many now protected under the Endangered Species Act. The science of hatcheries has continued to advance as they have adopted new strategies to… Read More
Maine Lobster is one of the most sustainably harvested products in the world with practices dating back 150 years. Fisherman have always taken great pride in the fishery and continue to evolve their practices based on the changing marine environment. The Maine Lobster fishery is iconic to the state of Maine and impacts a great deal of the coastal communities. In addition to providing Maine Lobster to diners across the globe, the industry strives… Read More
Join us for a webinar to learn more about the global landscape assessment of fishery improvement projects (FIPs) being conducted by CEA Consulting in 2019. Our research seeks answers to five questions:
- What factors contribute to FIP progress, effectiveness, and impact?
- What do FIPs cost?
- What market incentives motivate FIPs and related actors?
- How do FIPs advance fisheries governance?
- What types of social and business improvements are