Tag Archives: Seafood Expo North America

Seafood Industry Must Respond to “Immense” Pressures – SENA16

I think the pressures that that this industry is undergoing are immense…. You’ve got a situation in which demand for this product–for seafood–is growing. The stocks of this product are at risk. You’ve got a very socially aware and picky … Continue reading

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Touting US Seafood in Maine & Boston

At the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Regional Administrator for the Greater Atlantic Regional Office John Bullard encouraged consumers to eat US-harvested seafood. “Whenever I get a chance,” Bullard told the audience at an open forum Friday, “I … Continue reading

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Concerns over Enforcement of New U.S. Plan to Address IUU Fishing

[The Government] wants to prevent illegal, unregulated, unreported fishing—they have an acronym for it, and when the government gets acronyms for things, watch out! Here it comes. -Robert Becerra Addressing IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud – Enforcement Those of you … Continue reading

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What about the ‘S’ Word? – Seafood Sustainability Today

If you’ve been following my coverage of this year’s Seafood Expo North America (SENA15), you know I found it noteworthy how many times I heard speakers presenting in the “Seafood Sustainability” conference track speaking about the word “sustainable” in a less than … Continue reading

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Fish Farming – Defying Conventional Wisdom

Each year I walk away from the Seafood Expo North America (SENA15) with a personal take-home point—something that, in addition to influencing my professional career as a writer, I can adopt in my personal life as a consumer. As I … Continue reading

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Sustainability Is Not a Club

Those in the seafood industry furthest along the path to sustainability must never become the elite. Sustainability is not a club one joins. It is not an award one wins or a crown one wears. Sustainability must be nothing more and nothing … Continue reading

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Celebrating Previously Frozen Farmed Fish

Well here’s a headline I never thought I’d write: “Celebrating Previously Frozen Farmed Fish.” But I just did, and now I need to explain myself. I live in Maine, a state where it’s not infrequent to see the bumper sticker … Continue reading

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