Peter Pan Seafoods Sponsors Fish For Kids Program

Thanks to the efforts of school chefs, dozens of regional fishermen, and Peter Pan Seafoods, wild-caught sockeye salmon is now a staple in schools. Last week, Peter Pan loaded a truck with more than 6,000 pounds of fillets bound for school lunches. The abundance of fresh fish is delivered free of charge to the school district courtesy of the Fish for Kids program, a salmon donation program implemented by Peter Pan, a Seattle-based company that has run a processor in Dillingham for more than a century.

Marine Harvest USA Leases Space In Doral, FL

Marine Harvest USA, the U.S. subsidiary of a Norwegian company that offers farmed salmon and processed seafood to customers in more than 50 markets worldwide, signed a five-year lease on 40,000 square feet in the Beacon Centre.

Lipari Foods Recalls Wholey Peeled Cooked Tail-On 31/40 Count Shrimp

July 31, 2013 FDA

Lipari Foods of Warren, MI is recalling Wholey peeled, cooked, tail-on 31/40 count shrimp, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

National Walmart Pork Protests Come To Rockford, IL

A revolving band of volunteers have protested throughout the country the farming practices of suppliers of Arkansas-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

AMI Joins Groups Seeking A Preliminary Injunction Against The COOL Rule

July 31, 2013 American Meat Institute

AMI joined eight U.S., Canadian and Mexican meat and livestock organizations seeking a Preliminary Injunction against the Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) rule. In the request filed July 25, the groups said that they had a high likelihood of success in their case and that enforcement of the May 2013 rule would cause irreparable harm to the industry and have severe economic impacts that are not in the public interest.