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What role do direct organizing, certification, industry, and government groups have on addressing social and economic gaps in seafood? This webinar helps answer that question and addresses barriers and solutions for 1) Advancing safe and equitable workplaces and 2) Ensuring the well-being of seafood workers in the US and globally. Hear directly from leaders representing direct worker organizing, certification and ratings, business, and… Read More
SeafoodSource will look at the impacts of the recent Canadian Elections on the seafood industry. In the December webinar, Paul Lansbergen, President of the Fisheries Council of Canada, will discuss the impacts of the elections on the policy, management, and regulation of wild fisheries in Canada. The SeafoodSource webinar in November focused on Aquaculture and is available through… Read More
Seafood Source will look at the impacts of the recent Canadian Elections on the seafood industry. November will focus on impacts and implications for aquaculture production in Canada. Tim Kennedy, President & CEO of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, will discuss how the aquaculture industry will fare post-elections. The Seafood Source webinar on December 18th will focus on wild-capture… Read More
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