Mike Voisin's Widow To Walk The Hill A Year After Husband's Death

December 31, 2013 Ed Lallo, Gulf Seafood News

It won’t be like days of old, but Nelson, Sunseri and Voisin will once again unite for the yearly Washington, D.C. “Walk the Hill”; only this time it will be Sarah Voisin, not her late husband Mike. “The Gulf Oyster Industry Council Walk on the Hill” and “D.C. Oyster Week” events were founded 20-years ago by the Gulf Oyster Industry Council (GOIC). The 2014 events take place the week of February 16th-21st, climaxing with the annual D.C. Mardi Gras.

Revisions To Federal Fisheries Act Released For Public Review

The act regulating America’s fisheries could see changes under the discussion draft proposed by the House Natural Resources Committee.

With Demand Growing, Maine Oyster Farmers Seeks Relaxed Regulations

Demand for Maine oysters is growing, but regulations on the cold-weather storage of the delicacy prevent some aquaculturists from accessing their stock during winter, depressing the supply.

Mastering Beef Advocacy

December 31, 2013 The Beef Checkoff

The checkoff’s Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program – created to broaden the network of advocates engaging in discussions about beef with consumers – now boasts more than 4,500 graduates.

Eckrich Announces Winner Of Their Tailgate Sweepstakes

December 31, 2013 Smithfield Foods

Eckrich, a part of the John Morrell Food Group, a division of Smithfield Foods, recently announced the winner of their Ultimate Tailgate sweepstakes that includes a chance to meet college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit, participate in a VIP tailgate experience and attend the college title game in Pasadena, California. William McGrath of Charlotte, Michigan is the winner of the trip for four and will attend the Tailgate and game with his son, brother-in-law and nephew. McGrath won the promotion by entering the contest through the Eckrich Facebook page.