Midwest Grocers Welcome Affordable & Sustainable Alaskan Salmon

For the first time Alaskan Prince William Sound sockeye will be regionally branded, promoted, and available in Hy-Vee grocery stores the week of June 28th across 8 Midwest states, including Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Seafood department customers will be met with branded in-store signage such as posters, in ice signs, seafood case clings and packaging labels announcing the arrival of Alaskan salmon to the Midwest.

ASC Certified Tilapia Recommended By Seafood Watch Program

With the release of a new benchmark report today, Monterey Bay Aquarium has recognised Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified tilapia as equivalent or better to their Seafood Watch yellow rating — the colour associated with their Good Alternative category. The recommendation comes after an independent review of the standard by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program. In its report, the agency cited the ASC requirements for data collection, effluent limits and environmental impacts assessments as some of the many features of the standard that lead to the buy recommendation.

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Reports Commercial Spotted Seatrout Season To Close

The season will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 30. It will reopen at 12:01 a.m. Feb. 1, 2018.

Registration Now Open For Meat Institute's Beef Safety Conference

Registration is now open for the Meat Institute's Pathogen Control and Regulatory Compliance in Beef Processing Conference , scheduled to take place September 6-7, 2017, in Rosemont, Illinois. The conference provides valuable insights for beef processors, networking opportunities and access to key information to help businesses improve their food safety programs.

NY Times Taste-Tested 10 Hot Dogs. Here Are The Best.

The New York Times Food department hasn’t taken a close look at hot dogs in some time. One thing hasn’t changed: Billions of hot dogs will be eaten at cookouts this summer, and serving them is one of the easiest ways we know to make people happy.