Cermaq Canada Now Has 20% Of Its Farms Certified To ASC Standard

Salmon farming companies in British Columbia continue to put investment in world leading farming practices into action with two more farms achieving the ASC salmon standard. Cermaq Canada has 20% of its farms ASC certified – announcing that its Brent Island and Venture Point farms, located in the Okisollo Channel near Quadra Island, have now met the standard.

MDMR Announces Opening Of Commercial Red Drum Season And Closing Of State Red Snapper Season

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Wednesday that the commercial fishing season for Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) will open in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.

FirstSource Partners With Beaver Street Fisheries For MainCourse1on1, Nov. 2-3, 2016

August 31, 2016 FirstSource Events

FirstSource Events announced that Beaver Street Fisheries (BSF) has become a sponsor of MainCourse 1on1, a new event bringing together high-volume retail and foodservice buyers with suppliers of all “main course proteins” such as meat, poultry and seafood. Through the sponsorship Beaver Street Fisheries will be hosting a luncheon and tour of their processing facilities in Jacksonville, Florida.

Allen Harim Hires New Senior Leadership Team To Oversee Harbeson Expansion

August 31, 2016 Allen Harim Foods, LLC

Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, has hired several key personnel to oversee the expanded Harbeson poultry processing facility and other departments at the company, officials announced this week.

NFU Opposes Ground Beef Irradiation

"The National Farmers Union (NFU) opposes the proposed amendment to the Food and Drug Regulations that would permit the use of ionizing irradiation on fresh and frozen ground beef."