Drakes Bay Oyster Farm In California Gets A Reprieve

An oyster farm can continue operating at Point Reyes National Seashore in Northern California for at least a few more months after a federal appeals court decision on Monday.

Newfoundland Mussels Soon To Receive Organic Label

February 28, 2013 Staff Reporter, CBC News

Mussels farmed in Newfoundland waters will soon be receiving the organic label. Laura Halfyard, who manages two fish farms on the island, said it was a lot of hard work to get the certification for the province.

New BAP Farm Standards Rigorously Address Social Responsibility

February 28, 2013 Global Aquaculture Alliance

The new Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards for finfish and crustacean farms reached a landmark on Jan. 31 with the end of the 60-day public-comment period. It’s expected that the new BAP farm standards will go live in the spring of 2013, following further technical scrutiny by the Standards Oversight Committee.

Republic Of Texas Brands Incorporated Announces New Website

February 28, 2013 Republic of Texas Brands, Inc.

Jerry Grisaffi, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Republic of Texas Brands Incorporated announced that RTXB has launched their new ecommerce website at www.republicoftexas.com.

Cargill Launches Ground Beef Online Experience To Support America's Favorite Protein

February 28, 2013 Cargill Public Affairs

Whether it's in the form of meatloaf, Italian meat sauce, taco filling, an ingredient in chili or the ubiquitous grilled burger, ground beef is America's favorite protein, and Cargill produces a larger quantity of it than anyone else in the world – more than 1 billion pounds annually in the U.S. and Canada.  Because Americans have a love affair with ground beef, in 2012 Cargill conducted consumer research to find out how it could help them better experience it as an ongoing staple food in their diets.