Outlook Grim As Bay Area Crab Season Opens

After a statewide haul of nearly 11.5 million pounds of Dungeness over the 1997-98 season, the fishery slipped into gradual decline.

Safeway Offers iPura From Global Food Technologies

The world’s first food safety brand, iPura, was designed to provide greater control over the processing and distribution phases by implementing proprietary extraordinary precautions.

Service Smoked Fish Recalls Smoked Nova Salmon

November 20, 2009 Service Smoked Fish Corp.

The company is recalling specific “Use-By” dates and lot codes of Brooklyn’s Best brand Smoked Nova Salmon because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Catfish Farmers: USDA Delay Harmful

Currently, the USDA does not inspect imported seafood, leaving that to the Food and Drug Administration.

NOAA And FDA To Combine Resources On Seafood Inspection

November 19, 2009 NOAA

Inspection agents from both agencies will work together when appropriate, and NOAA will share inspection results with FDA.