Florida Stone Crab Season Gets Underway

October 15, 2021 Justin Hobbs, WWSB

It is that time of year again — fishermen are prepare to head out to check the first stone crab traps of the season Friday. The season officially kicks off Oct. 15 and runs through May 1. The iconic crab is a local favorite on the menu but is often hard to come by.

In Support of Chicago Restaurants, Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers Encourage Diners to “Dine Out to Help Out,” October 18-31

As Chicagoans continue to celebrate in-person dining at the city’s many acclaimed restaurants, the Wild Alaska Pollock industry is coming together to donate sustainable Wild Alaska Pollock – a fresh-tasting, delicious and mild whitefish – to support local restaurateurs. The industry is also providing marketing support which will showcase the amazing dishes the chefs have created by tapping into the versatility of Wild Alaska Pollock, from fillets to surimi to “wings.”

When Dining In Restaurants, A Majority of Consumers Order Seafood Dishes

October 15, 2021 Acosta

Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today released its fifth edition of The Why? Behind the Dine, the Company’s first research report providing foodservice-specific insights since its acquisition of the CORE Group in June 2021.

Louisiana Seafood Leaders Come Together After Hurricane Ida To Pave a Path Forward

“The purpose of this task force is to help the seafood industry recover from this historically damaging storm,” said Harlon Pearce of the Gulf Seafood Foundation.  “Twenty years ago after Hurricane Katrina we formed a similar group.  Our purpose today is to replicate the success we had then.”

Genetically Modified P.E.I. Salmon ‘Available For Sale,’ but Maybe Not in Stores Yet

October 14, 2021 Canadian Press

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says genetically modified salmon produced in Prince Edward Island is “available for sale” in Canada, but when and where consumers can purchase the food remains unclear.