US Remains Biggest Importer Of Vietnamese Seafood In 2014

The United States remained the biggest importer of Vietnamese seafood in 2014 with over 1.709 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for some 21.8 percent of the market share.

Tampa Maid Foods Announces Director, Food Safety & Quality

January 30, 2015 Tampa Maid Foods, LLC

Tampa Maid Foods, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Rod Stokes as Director, Food Safety & Quality. Rod will be responsible for food product quality and safety at Tampa Maid Foods.

GSI Joins Gulf Groups To Walk Congressional Halls For Gulf Seafood

January 30, 2015 Ed Lallo, Gulf Seafood News

High heels and wingtips clicking and clacking through the marble halls of Congress, a constant buzz of voices bouncing off Gulf Senators and Representatives office walls, hands continuously pressing the flesh and passing paper after paper; these are the sights and sounds of the Gulf Seafood Institute’s (GSI) second annual “Walk on the Hill” in the nation’s Capitol.

Walmart Stocks Shelves With Alaskan Seafood

January 30, 2015 Bonney Bowman, KTVA

A retail giant is now offering a wider selection of Alaskan seafood products. Walmart originally planned to stop selling Alaskan salmon, because the industry decided to stop paying for an outside group to certify the fish as sustainable.

Whole Foods Launches Responsibly-Farmed Standards For Mollusks

January 30, 2015 Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market is launching  comprehensive standards for farmed bivalve mollusks, which include oysters, mussels, clams and scallops, all of which will now be recognized by the retailer’s Responsibly Farmed logo for easy shopping.