Proposed Salmon Farm Acquires Additional Land In Belfast

August 31, 2018 Republican Journal

Nordic Aquafarms has entered into an agreement with Belfast window manufacturer Mathews Brothers for the purchase of approximately 14 acres. The parcel adjoins the 40 acres Nordic Aquafarms already has under contract with the Belfast Water District as the site for its proposed land-based salmon farm.

Tariffs Set To Take Toll On Alaska Seafood Exports And Imports

On July 6, the first 25 percent tax went into effect on more than 170 U.S. seafood products going to China. On Aug. 23 more items were added to the list, including fishmeal from Alaska.

Washington Bans Shellfish Harvesting After High Levels Of Toxins Found

August 31, 2018 Alexandra Deabler, Fox News

Washington state has banned shellfish harvesting in the waterway between Vashon and Maury island after high levels of biotoxins were discovered in the shellfish.

Second Annual Smithfield BBQ Classic Heads To Richmond, Virginia On Saturday, September 29

August 31, 2018 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield®, in conjunction with Big Poppa Smokers, is proud to celebrate competition barbecue and announce the second annual Smithfield BBQ Classic, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Richmond Raceway Complex. 50 teams from across the country will face off in a Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned barbecue competition to win more than $10,000 in cash prizes and an automatic invitation to participate in the prestigious Smithfield King of the Smoker competition in Palm Springs, Ca. on Dec. 1, 2018.

Perdue To Offer Organic Chicken At Half The Cost Of Other Brands

Organic chicken will soon become more affordable for consumers through a new line of Perdue products. Perdue's Simply Smart Organics chicken products will hit the shelves in October – at about half the cost of other organic brands, according to company estimates.