American Aquafarms’ Controversial Salmon Farm Permit is Killed

State officials have terminated American Aquafarms’ application for a massive fish farm in Frenchman Bay, dealing a major setback to the Norwegian-backed company that hoped to grow millions of pounds of Atlantic salmon in net pens.

Gorton’s Issues Voluntary Recall for Small Quantity of Fish Sandwich Fillets

April 29, 2022 FDA

Gorton’s Seafood is voluntarily recalling frozen seafood item, Gorton’s Fish Sandwich – 100% Whole Fillets, 18.3 oz, due to the isolated and unusual potential presence of large and/or sharp bone fragments. While there have been no reports of injury from the product to date, the company is taking this action to ensure the safety and well-being of all of our consumers. Consumption of this recalled product may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury.

Rising Retail Prices Will Increasingly Test Consumers’ Appetite for Meat

April 29, 2022 CoBank

U.S. consumer demand for retail meat remains exceptionally strong despite higher prices stemming from increased production costs and supply chain limitations. However, once the full effects of producer price inflation finally hit retail meat cases, consumer demand for meat will be tested again, according to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange.

Study Examines Meat Retailing Opportunities for Farmers

More than two years after the abrupt arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, the market for direct-to-consumer meat sales continues to flourish.

How to Avoid Leaf Yellowing in Alstroemeria and Other Bulb Crops?

April 29, 2022 FloraLife

In cut flowers, leaf yellowing is commonly associated with senescence or premature end of life due to chlorophyll breakdown. The economic value of many popular cut flowers is associated with healthy green foliage. Flowers with yellow leaves can significantly reduce market value.