Officials: No Sardine Fishing Off California This Year Due to Steep Population Decline

April 18, 2019 Peter Arcuni, KQED

West coast regulators have voted unanimously to ban commercial sardine fishing for the fifth straight year after a recent evaluation of the northern Pacific stock revealed a steep decline.

Tuna Hatchery Could be Coming to San Diego Bay

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) is awarding a $945,000 grant to Ichthus Unlimited, LLC to cultivate PBFT eggs as part of a sustainable model for farm production.

Processed Seafood Market Worth $ 267.3B and Seafood Processing Equipment Market Worth $ 1.9B by 2023

April 18, 2019 MarketsandMarkets

The fish segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR in the global processed seafood market during the forecast period. The scaling equipment segment is projected to witness the highest growth in the seafood processing equipment market during the forecast period, due to the increased demand for processed seafood products.

China Eyes US Poultry, Pork Imports in Trade Talks: Sources

China would likely lift a ban on U.S. poultry as part of a trade deal and may buy more pork to meet a growing supply deficit, but it is not willing to allow a prohibited growth drug used in roughly half the U.S. hog herd, two sources with knowledge of the negotiations said.

Cattlemen’s Beef Board Names Hanes as New CEO

The Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB) has named Gregory Hanes of Colorado as their new chief executive officer, effective June 17, 2019.