Seafood Harvesters Of America Executive Director Stepping Down

April 29, 2016 Ian Kullgren, Politico

Brett Veerhusen will step down as executive director of Seafood Harvesters of America, a trade association that represents the commercial fishing industry, on Saturday, he announced in an email Wednesday.

ASC And MSC Reveal Market Growth, Focus On Increasing Consumer Demand And Trust

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) hosted an inaugural joint event at Seafood Expo Global. Seafood Futures Forum panellists from market leaders, IKEA, Hilton Wolrdwide and Carrefour explained the role of consumer demand in driving their commitment to ASC and MSC certified seafood.

US Supplier Fined For Falsely Claiming Salmon Was From Scotland

April 29, 2016 Douglas Fraser, BBC

An American salmon supplier has been fined and given probation for falsely claiming its fish was from Scotland when it had been imported from Chile.

Atlantic Beef Products In P.E.I. Reports Record Sales

April 29, 2016 Angela Walker, CBC News

It was a banner year for Atlantic Beef Products in Albany, P.E.I., and while it's not turning a profit yet, the plant is reporting record sales for the last fiscal year, which ended on March 31.

Whole Foods Wins Dismissal Of PETA Lawsuit Over Meat Claims

April 29, 2016 Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

Whole Foods Market Inc won the dismissal of a lawsuit by a well-known animal rights group that accused the grocery chain of deceiving consumers into believing the meat it sells is raised more humanely than normal, resulting in overcharges.