Chobani Appoints Peter Mcguinness as President Amidst Strong Business Performance

August 30, 2019 Chobani

Chobani, LLC (“Chobani”) announced the promotion of Peter McGuinness to President of Chobani reporting to Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO and Founder, effective August 28, 2019.

NY Gov. Hits Hold Button on Commercial Fishing License Overhaul Plan

August 30, 2019 Mark Harrington, Newsday

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday said the state would “hit the pause button” on a planned overhaul of the commercial fishing licensing system, saying regulators need more information and input to get it right.

Commercial Harvest of Atlantic Group Cobia (Georgia-New York) Will Close in Federal Waters on September 4

Commercial harvest of Atlantic group cobia (Georgia through New York) will close in federal waters at 12:01 a.m., local time, September 4, 2019. Commercial harvest will reopen in federal waters at 12:01 a.m., local time, on January 1, 2020.

Cell-Based/Cultured Meat, Poultry and Seafood Makers Form Coalition

Five cutting-edge food companies who are looking to bring cell-based/cultured meat, poultry and seafood to restaurants and retail shelves in the United States announced today they have formed the Alliance for Meat, Poultry & Seafood Innovation (AMPS Innovation), a coalition focused on educating consumers and stakeholders about their new industry and advocating for a clear path to market for their products.

Impossible Burger’s Grocery Rollout Gets Environmental Group Objection

August 30, 2019 Deena Shanker, Bloomberg

Friends of the Earth filed an objection to Impossible Foods’ grocery store plan, arguing that the faux meat maker’s “magic ingredient,” soy leghemoglobin or “heme,” has not been adequately tested for safety because only the company has done assessments.