National Fisheries Institute Statement on COVID19 and the Safety of Imported Shrimp

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been clear that there is no known transmission of the novel coronavirus from “food or food packaging”, and that there is “no reason to be concerned” about the virus passing in this way.

Search is on For Next King or Queen of Louisiana Seafood

July 13, 2020 The Advocate

Fourteen chefs will be chosen to participate in the 13th Annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off, sponsored by Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board.

Gulf Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas on July 15, 2020

July 13, 2020 NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from 9 to 200 nautical miles off Texas will open to shrimp trawling beginning 30 minutes after official sunset, local time, on July 15, 2020, corresponding to the time Texas opens its waters to shrimp trawling.

AquaBounty One Step Closer to Selling GMO Salmon; Fish to be Harvested Later This Year

A rural Indiana fish farm is one step closer to getting genetically engineered salmon to store shelves. The company is harvesting its first batch of Atlantic salmon helping prepare for its inaugural GMO fish production later this year.

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Makes a Comeback

Back in April Red’s Best CEO Jared Auerbach started thinking about the upcoming Atlantic bluefin tuna season. He found some great news that he expected to be trumpeted by media outlets everywhere, but he couldn’t find so much as a mention.