Genetically Engineered Fish Coming To California?

Even if no genetically engineered fish ever escapes, says state Assemblyman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), the mere presence of farmed salmon meat harms wild salmon by hamstringing efforts to preserve the streams in which the wild fish spawn. U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) has publicly expressed the same concern. Huffman recently introduced Assembly Bill 88—legislation that, if passed into law, would require any genetically modified salmon sold in California be labeled as such.

FDA Releases Fish & Fishery Products Hazards & Controls Guidance, 4th Edition

April 29, 2011 FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has released the Fourth Edition of its Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance.

FDA Requests Seizure Of Adulterated Breaded Seafood At Wisconsin Firms

At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals seized breaded seafood products that have been repacked by Fellerson, Inc., a firm that does business as K&S Wholesale Meats, for Soderholm Wholesale Foods, both of Sun Prairie, Wis., because the products are adulterated.

Angus Demand Continues Climb

The latest sale data from the American Angus Association® show a substantial increase in demand for Angus bulls. Fiscal numbers show the 31,921 registered Angus bulls sold from Oct. 1, 2010, to March 31, 2011, grossed more than $121 million for an average of $3,803 per head. That’s a $779-per-head increase — or 26% boost — compared to the same time period a year ago.

Pork Producers Support A Sustainable Future

April 29, 2011 The National Pork Board

For America's pork producers, focusing on the principles of Earth Day is a daily part of how they manage their farms. Yet, even with a long history of being good stewards of the environment, producers continue to seek ways to improve their overall sustainability to benefit their animals, their neighbors, their local community and consumers worldwide.