St. Joseph Bay Scallop Season In Peril

During a public workshop last week researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reviewed recent seasons and restoration efforts and examined the impacts of a red tide event that premature ended the 2018.

Commercial Oyster Farms Thriving in Alabama Waters

February 15, 2019 John Mullen, Lagniappe Weekly

Off-the-bottom oyster farming is taking place on both sides of Mobile Bay, with farmers growing and wholesaling oysters headed for the restaurant table.

Clearwater Welcomes MSC Audit of Offshore Lobster Fishery

February 15, 2019 Clearwater Seafoods

Following a request from Clearwater to advance the timing of the annual audit of the fishery, today the conformity assessment body Lloyd’s Register announced its decision to undertake its annual surveillance audit of the Eastern Canadian offshore lobster fishery in compliance with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in April.

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Nutritionist Picks 10 Best Low-Carb Breads

“It’s important to pay attention to ingredient labels,” says Mary Ellen Phipps, MPH, RDN, LD founder of Milk & Honey Nutrition. For gluten-free options, Phipps says to look for breads that are made with grain-free flours like almond, tapioca and arrowroot. “And be careful of low-carb options that add unnecessary amounts of fiber in the form of inulin or other processed fibers. While most people tolerate these fine, some people can experience GI upset as a result,” advises Phipps.

Linxis Group Announces the Acquisition of Unifiller Systems

February 15, 2019 Lixis Group

Lixis Group, a leader in specialized equipment solutions for the bakery and health industries, announces the acquisition of Unifiller Systems (“Unifiller”), a global leader in the design and manufacturing of portioning and depositing equipment for small and mid-sized bakeries.