UK Compostable Packaging Coalition Established Backed by £1.2M UKRI Funding

September 12, 2022 COMPOSTABLE Coalition UK

The 10-partner coalition of industry, academia and infrastructure associations will examine the practicality of collecting, sorting and treating compostable packaging via existing bio-waste collection and treatment routes.

“Regenerative Organic Marketing and Certification—What Lies Ahead?” Ed Session Announced for Organic Grower Summit 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN

September 12, 2022 Organic Produce Network

As regenerative agriculture is reshaping how food is grown, a panel of organic industry leaders will address the trends and standards of regenerative organic marketing and certification at the Organic Grower Summit 2022 Presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.

Watchdog Group Puts Maine Lobster on List of Seafood to Avoid

September 9, 2022 Brad Rogers, WGME

An influential watchdog group is adding 14 types of fish, including Maine lobster, to its list consumers should avoid, even though lobster is safe to eat, unless you’re allergic to shellfish.

Holland America Becomes First and Only Cruise Line Certified Sustainable for Alaska Seafood by Responsible Fisheries Management

September 9, 2022 Holland America Line

Holland America Line has been awarded Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) certification — making it the first and only cruise line to achieve this distinguished credential by serving only fresh, certified sustainable and traceable wild Alaska seafood. RFM certified all six of the cruise line’s ships that sail to Alaska following an independent audit.  

Fair Oaks Food Breaks Ground on Automated Bacon Facility

September 9, 2022 KWQC

Executives and city leaders celebrated a multi-million dollar groundbreaking Thursday afternoon, on a state-of-the-art, food plant in Davenport.