US Is Largest Importer Of Indian Seafood

After a gap of 10 years, the US became the largest importer of Indian seafood items in rupee value terms during the April-September period (H1) of the current financial year (FY13), pushing the European Union (EU) to the second spot. The US’s share in India’s seafood export kitty for H1 stood at 24.40 per cent, followed by the EU at 24.18 per cent, according to the latest data released by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA).

Skuna Bay Salmon Expands To Minnesota, North & South Dakota

December 31, 2012 Skuna Salmon

Beginning last week, Skuna Bay, Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon will be available to the upper Midwest with its expansion to Minnesota and North and South Dakota and further into Iowa and Wisconsin. Skuna Bay Salmon is excited to welcome specialty seafood purveyor The Fish Guys Inc. to its team of exclusive distributor partners.

Procesadora de Productos Marinos Delifish S.A. Recalls Smoked Salmon

December 31, 2012 FDA

Potential Listeria-positive products have been identified and we can confirm that Delifish S.A. has issued a voluntary recall of cold smoked salmon products potentially containing Listeria monocytogenes placed on the market in the USA produced from lots 249 through 291, manufactured between September 5 2012 and October 17, 2012.

NCBA Statement On Animal Disease Traceability Rule

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Chief Veterinarian Kathy Simmons issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) final animal disease traceability (ADT) rule, which was announced by Secretary Vilsack on December 20th:

Wholesale Beef Demand Sends Signals

Producing the most nutritious food in the world doesn’t count for much if you don’t have any buyers. Luckily for cattlemen who target high-quality beef, that’s clearly not an issue.