Congresswoman Lois Capps Sponsors SAFE Seafood Act

September 27, 2013 Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

On Thursday, Congresswoman Lois Capps announced she will act as the lead sponsor of the Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood Act, or SAFE Seafood Act.

Provigo's Oceans For Tomorrow Program Awarded A 2013 Phénix de L'Environnement Prize

September 27, 2013 Loblaw Companies Limited

Provigo, a member of the Loblaw Companies Limited, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a 2013 Phénix de l'environnement prize in the environmental achievement category for its Oceans for Tomorrow program, a national awareness retail campaign for sustainable seafood.

NFI President Testifies Before Congress On Seafood Procurement

September 27, 2013 National Fisheries Institute

Testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard, National Fisheries Institute (NFI) President John Connelly told lawmakers the General Services Administration’s (GSA) decision to highlight NOAA Fisheries as the preeminent sustainability authority for seafood procurement is good policy.

Beef Checkoff Sets FY2014 Plan Of Work

September 27, 2013 The Beef Checkoff Program

The Cattlemen’s Beef Board will invest about $38.5 million into programs of beef promotion, research, consumer information, industry information, foreign marketing and producer communications in Fiscal Year 2014, if today’s recommendation of the Beef Promotion Operating Committee is approved by USDA, following review by the full Beef Board.

Tyson Foods & World Vision Partner To Fight Hunger In Tanzania

September 27, 2013 Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc. and World Vision announced a new partnership to bring vital assistance to small family farmers in northern Tanzania through a new initiative called the Tyson Foods Fellows(TM) program. The collaboration will integrate Tyson Foods' technical knowledge about chicken production with World Vision's Secure the Future Tanzania initiative to help small-holder farmers build more resilient livelihoods.