P.E.I.'s Lobster Marketing Board Looking Ahead To Next Season

December 30, 2016 Terrence McEachern, CBC News

It has been a year with some growing pains, but P.E.I.'s fledgling Lobster Marketing Board is already making plans to make 2017 better.

Louisiana Department Of Wildlife & Fisheries To Close Shrimp Season In Portions Of State Outside Waters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that portions of state outside waters will be closed to shrimping effective Monday, January 2, 2017, at official sunset.

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Seafood Marketing Program Partnership

December 30, 2016 Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF)’s Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program has partnered with the nonprofit Massachusetts Farm to School Project to promote the consumption of local seafood in schools.

Plan For 20,000-Hog Facility Sparks Revolt In Western Illinois

Gravel crunching beneath their wheels, cars and pickup trucks pulled up at twilight around the one-room schoolhouse in Bernadotte Township.

Consumer And Market Insights: Meat In Canada

December 30, 2016 Reportlinker

The Meat market in Canada is expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.7% in value terms during 2015-2020. Among all categories, the Fresh Meat (Counter) category has the highest volume share in the overall Meat market. Hypermarkets and Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel. Maple Leaf and Schneiders are the leading brands in the Canadian Meat Market. Meat products with natural claims and labels are gaining popularity.