NFI Announces New Director, Scientific Affairs

With more than three decades of experience in food safety and product development, Margaret Malkoski joins the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) as its new Director of Scientific Affairs.

Gulf Of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders' Alliance Speak Out On Red Snapper Allocation

"Despite overwhelming public opposition and numerous fatal legal flaws, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has approved a measure that permanently strips commercial fishermen and seafood consumers of over a third of a million pounds of red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico every year."

US Environmental Groups Sue To Overturn GM Salmon Approval

March 31, 2016 Tom Polansek, Reuters

U.S. health regulators are facing a lawsuit from a coalition of environmental organizations seeking to overturn the government's landmark approval of a type of genetically engineered salmon to be farmed for human consumption.

Smithfield Sponsors Sterling Ball's Big Poppa Smokers Promoted Events

March 31, 2016 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that its Smithfield brand has signed on as a key sponsor for Sterling Ball’s Big Poppa Smokers (BPS) promoted events throughout the 2016 competition BBQ season. The Big Poppa Smokers championship BBQ team will also serve as a Smithfield brand ambassador for the 2016 season.

'Woody Breast' Could Bite The Chicken Business

March 31, 2016 Aimee Picchi, Moneywatch

The poultry industry has a fowl problem: an emerging phenomenon called "woody breast."