Aquanor Among Whole Foods Market 'Supplier Award' Winners

April 28, 2017 Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market has revealed the winners of its annual Supplier Awards, the company’s highest honor for producer partners that embody its mission and values. Out of thousands of Whole Foods Market suppliers nationwide, fewer than 100 have received one of these distinguished awards. Aquanor was awarded for providing Whole Foods Market with both Responsibly Farmed and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Certified seafood, and their commitment to partnering with Whole Foods Market for more than 15 years. 

2017 Sockeye Forecast Weak For Cook Inlet

Upper Cook Inlet’s commercial salmon fishermen are predicted to have another slow season, if the forecast proves accurate.

MSC & ASC Welcome Lidl To Discuss The Power Of Partnerships

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) today hosted their annual Seafood Futures Forum at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels. 2017 marks the 20th year of the MSC and the ASC's 7th and the forum provided an opportunity for both to reflect on how safeguarding seafood for future generations relies on the power of partnerships between retailers, brands, producers and NGOs.

New NAHMS Survey To Measure Antibiotic Use, Stewardship

April 28, 2017 The National Pork Board

Starting in May, the USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will ask pig farmers who have at least 1,000 pigs and farm in any of the top 13 pork-producing states about their on-farm antimicrobial use and their related stewardship practices. Those states include Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota.

New Mexico Attorney General Investigating Mega Meat Packing Companies

April 28, 2017 KRQE

The Attorney General’s Office has launched an investigation into four mega meat packing companies. The four corporations being looked into are Cargill Inc, JBS, Tyson Foods and the National Beef Packing Company. The four packers process approximately 80 percent of all the beef slaughtered in the U.S. Attorney General Hector Balderas says the investigation will review unfair and anti-competitive practices in the cattle industry.