‘New Normal’: SF Fishermen Say Bay Area Crab Season May Never Again Start Before Thanksgiving

For the fourth year in a row, the start of San Francisco’s Dungeness crab season has been delayed, and local fishermen say a later crab season may now have shifted for good.

FDA Advises Restaurants and Retailers Not to Serve or Sell and Consumers Not to Eat Certain Potentially Contaminated Raw Oysters from Dai One Foods Co., Ltd, Republic of Korea

November 23, 2022 FDA

Restaurants and food retailers that have received shipments of frozen half shell oysters harvested on 2/6/2022 from Designated Area No. II, and exported by Dai One Food Co., Ltd., Republic of Korea (ROK).

Washington, Alaska Senators Ask for Federal Fishery Disaster Declaration Following Cancelled Crab Harvests

November 22, 2022 Mia Hunt, KING5

Senators from Washington and Alaska wrote a letter to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on Thursday requesting a federal fishery disaster declaration.

Virginia Oyster Month: No. 1 in East Coast Production

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced the designation to recognize the industry’s importance and the hard work and dedication of the Commonwealth’s oyster producers. Also known as aquaculture, oyster farming is a booming industry in Virginia. Virginia’s wild and farmed oysters brings in an approximate annual value of $40 million.

National Fisheries Institute Statement on the Passing of John Connelly

November 21, 2022 National Fisheries Institute

Today we mourn the loss of a fierce advocate, a loving father, a cherished husband, a beloved brother, an esteemed leader, and to so many a mentor and simply friend. John Connelly was the third President of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and a man who drove fundamental change with wit, foresight, and honesty.  His impact and loss is immeasurable.