New Online Tools Address Slavery in Shrimp Supply Chain

In recognition of the challenges confronted by ethical foreign shrimp producers and U.S. seafood purchasers, the Southern Shrimp Alliance introduces new online tools to identify the risks of both antibiotics use in aquaculture and labor abuse in shrimp production activities overseas. The resources compile government and third-party reports, which contradict industry-controlled certification programs that offer vague promises and inoperative commitments.

Texas Supreme Court Ruling Keeps Oysters Under State Control

A storm that brewed in Galveston Bay for the past four-years over the ownership of Texas oyster production rights has finally subsided. A Texas Supreme Court ruling and new legislation has effectively shuddered the Chamber-Liberty Counties Navigation District (CLCND) claim to lease submerged bottomland to Sustainable Texas Oyster Resource Management (STORM) for the purpose of growing oysters.

Stone Crabbers Experienced Crustacean Frustration this Season. They Say Red Tide is to Blame

The stone crab harvest was down this year — way down — and local crabbers say it was because of red tide.

Crab House Trading Corp. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection

May 16, 2019 USDA FSIS

Crab House Trading Corp., a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,040 pounds of frozen Siluriformes products, specifically yellow walking fish, that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ Côte-Nord Invests Over $ 2.3M in Two Crab Fishing Businesses

Following its recent introduction of a new financing product aimed at the fishing industry, Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ Côte-Nord today announced over $ 2.3 million of investments in two Côte-Nord businesses, Pêcheries M J M Inc. of Sept-Îles and Les Entreprises de pêche Éric Gallant Inc. of Aguanish, in the Minganie RCM.