Sun Farm Oysters Becomes Block Island’s First SNAP Retailer

Chris Warfel has been trying to bring the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to Block Island for a while now, and he has made it happen. Warfel, the owner of Sun Farm Oysters, has been approved to be a SNAP-approved retail vendor.

Texas Says Shucks, Let’s Give Oyster Growing a Try

Wild oyster populations are struggling in Texas waters, so state officials want to let people start growing the mollusks off the coast.

How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Pinching Maine’s Lobster Industry

May 22, 2020 Jessica Hall, Barron's

Maine’s lobster industry will survive the coronavirus pandemic. Individual lobster harvesters—and businesses all along the supply chain —might not.

AMSA 2020 ICoMST and RMC Virtual Experience Announcement

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the American Meat Science Association is announcing today that the 66th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) and the 73rd Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) that was scheduled to take place August 2-7, 2020 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA, will now be delivered as an exclusively virtual meeting.

Alberta Beef Plant Returning to Two Shifts Per Day After COVID-19 Outbreak

The JBS beef-processing plant in southern Alberta was planning to return to two shifts a day on Thursday for the first time in a month.