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Seafood supplier sentenced for salmon labelling fraud

UNITED STATES | Saturday, April 30, 2016
A Miami-located seafood company was sentenced in a Federal Court for falsely labelling salmon in December 2012 in violation of the Lacey Act, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration informed.


Anchovy fishing suspended in southern Peru area
Peru | 02:30 | The Ministry of Production suspended anchovy (Engraulis ringens) and longnose anchovy (Anchoa nasus) capture from Friday in an area of the south coast to safeguard the stock. Full Story
Seafood companies sue Govt over marine sanctuary proposal
New Zealand | 23:50 | The country’s leading seafood companies have jointly filed a statement of claim in the High Court in response to the New Zealand Government’s unilateral move to establish the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary. Full Story
GSI publishes second sustainability report on salmon farming
Worldwide | 23:50 | The Global Salmon Initiative published its second Sustainability Report, showing its ongoing commitment to improved industry transparency and greater long-term sustainability for the salmon farming sector. Full Story
The Scottish Salmon Company Introduces Native Hebridean Salmon
Developed over many years from broodstock originally sourced directly from the cold, clear waters of the island of North Uist in the rugged Outer Hebrides of Scotland, Native Hebridean is exclusively available from SSC.
Marine Harvest First to Feature New ASC Marketing Toolkit at Seafood Expo Global
To celebrate the official launch of the ASC Marketing Toolkit, the Marine Harvest Group is the first ASC partner to use elements from the new ASC materials at their booth during Seafood Expo Global.
AP Wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Seafood from Slaves' Investigation
Associated Press has won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service based on its international investigation of the fishing industry in Southeast Asia that freed more than 2,000 slaves.
Delicious Crispy, Crunchy Chip Made From Sustainably Seaweed
Ocean's Halo are totally delicious, crispy and crunchy seaweed snacks made from USDA Organic sustainably harvested seaweed and are Non-GMO Project verified and Vegan certified.
Indonesia detains Chinese fishing boat fleeing from Argentina
Argentina After almost two months of efforts coordinated by Interpol and the cooperation of seven countries on four continents, the Indonesian Armed Forces arrested one of the most wanted pirate ships in the world.
Global unions urge EU to defend fishing workers' labour rights
European Union Several global unions will request the EU to take action to ensure respect for labour rights by companies whose products are imported into the European market.
Better sockeye salmon season forecast in Alaska
United States The Alaska Department of Fish and Game forecast a total run of Copper River natural and enhanced sockeye salmon of 2.56 million and a total run estimate of 64,000 chinook salmon for the 2016 mid-May season.
Massive fish deaths spark suspicions over the real cause
Viet Nam Vietnamese authorities have banned the sale and distribution of aquatic products from the coasts of central Vietnam due to an ongoing environmental disaster affecting this region, where huge numbers of dead fish washed ashore.