FDA: N.J. Shellfish Inspections Need Improvement

The Food and Drug Administration says New Jersey’s shellfish inspectors must meet federal requirements aimed at preventing food-borne illnesses or the industry could face being shut down.

Mississippi Waters Open To Live Bait Shrimping

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality are opening Mississippi’s territorial marine waters to licensed live bait shrimping and recreational catch-and-release hook and line fishing in areas previously closed.

City Sea Foods Announces Sustainable Seafood Program

City Seafoods Inc. announces the promotion of Melissa Carrasquillo to Chief Sustainability Officer.

Gulf Crabbers Look For Eco-Endorsement

Louisiana blue crab producers are seeking to improve their standing by having their catch certified as environmentally sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council.

Groups Object To Sockeye Salmon Eco-Certification

Fraser River sockeye salmon may soon be branded as sustainable seafood after dismissal of conservation objections this week.