Seafood Industry Research Fund Announces the Ed Morey Memorial Fund

The Seafood Industry Research Fund (SIRF) Board of Directors has unanimously approved the formation of the Ed Morey, Founder, Morey’s Fish Company, Memorial Fund.

National Fisheries Institute Statement on SIMP-Compliant Importers List

September 23, 2020 National Fisheries Institute

NOAA Fisheries has announced a new Seafood Import Monitoring Program component designed to highlight “Compliant Importers” and reduce the frequency of their audits. The SIMP-Compliant Importers List will be posted beginning in October of 2020.

Hindsight For The Future: CattleFax CEO Randy Blach’s Positive Outlook For The Industry

The retail sector provides a case study, Blach said. From 1980 to 1998, beef demand was cut by more than half, but since then it’s risen by 14 points to 61 on 1980’s baseline of 100. There’s room for more, but much value has already been added.

Birko Launches Pur-It-E Quick-Dry Cleaner

September 23, 2020 Birko

Birko, a leader in providing integrated sanitation solutions in the brewing and distilling, produce and fresh cut, further processing and meat, poultry and protein harvest industries, is launching it’s new Pur-It-E Quick-Dry Cleaner.

AFE’s Unconventional Passing of the Chairman’s Gavel Video & New Board Appointments

September 23, 2020 American Floral Endowment

Due to COVID-19, AFE’s Annual August Board Meeting like our 2020 Annual Dinner was held fully virtually unlike prior years, but that didn’t stop the annual passing of the gavel! Outgoing AFE Board Chairman, Jim Daly of Floralife/Smithers-Oasis, passed the gavel to incoming Chairman, Laura Shinall of Syndicate Sales, Inc. in a very creative and socially distanced way.