Southern Shrimp Alliance Releases Updated Databases for 2021 Documenting Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Import Rejections

January 22, 2021 Southern Shrimp Alliance

As part of its “Know Your Supplier” initiative, the Southern Shrimp Alliance today released updated databases providing detailed information regarding shrimp imports rejected from the European Union, Japan, and the United States because of the presence of banned antibiotics.

Pacific Seafood Promotes Traci Chidester to Assistant General Manager of Pacific Seafood Clackamas

January 21, 2021 Pacific Seafood

Chidester will now partner with the existing Clackamas leadership team in overseeing both sales and operations. She is excited to focus on talent development and growing product offerings to meet the changing demands of customers in our new normal.

Blount Fine Foods Introduces “Blount Clam Shack” Brand Line of Refrigerated Premium Sauces and Marinades in Seafood Section

January 21, 2021 Blount Fine Foods

The sauces and marinades are being launched under the Blount Clam Shack brand. They don’t require special prep and can be simply poured over the meal during cooking

Coronavirus Cases Detected at Alaska Seafood Plant Owned by Seattle-based Trident Seafoods

January 20, 2021 Hal Bernton, Seattle Times

Seattle-based Trident Seafoods reports that four workers at the company’s Akutan, Alaska, seafood plant have tested positive for coronavirus, including one who had difficulty breathing and had to be evacuated by air to a hospital in Anchorage.

Trader Joe’s Looks to Release Plant-Based Seafood in Near Future

January 20, 2021 The Beet

The company has hit the mark on plant-based substitutes for nearly every kind of animal protein, including turkeyless and beefless patties, Mandarin “chicken” morsels, chickenless crispy tenders, meatless breakfast patties, soy chorizo, and more.