#EatOregonSeafood Encourages Consumers to Support Local Fishermen During COVID-19

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), the Oregon seafood industry and Oregon Sea Grant have launched an initiative called #EatOregonSeafood to encourage Oregonians and Washingtonians to purchase and prepare Oregon seafood at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Overfishing in U.S. Reaches All-Time Low, NOAA Says

July 31, 2020 Nicholas Reimann, Forbes

While overfishing continues to remain a serious problem globally, its rate in the U.S. has reached an all-time low, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which said the outlooks for fish populations “continue to be strong, successful and achieving long-term sustainability goals.”

US International Trade Commission Holds Virtual Public Hearing on Seafood Obtained via Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating the extent to which imports of seafood products obtained via illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing impact the U.S. commercial fishing industry.

Impossible Foods’ Flagship Product Debuts at Walmart, World’s Largest Retailer

July 31, 2020 Impossible Foods

-Impossible Foods’ flagship product will begin rolling out today at Walmart, the world’s largest retailer.

Food Lion Announces New Sustainability Policies Bolstering Product Labeling and Animal Welfare

July 31, 2020 Food Lion

In its latest move to make its products and packaging more sustainable, Food Lion has announced today new sustainability policies for genetically modified food (GMOs) and farm animal welfare.