National Fisheries Institute Statement on SIMP-Compliant Importers List

September 23, 2020 National Fisheries Institute

NOAA Fisheries has announced a new Seafood Import Monitoring Program component designed to highlight “Compliant Importers” and reduce the frequency of their audits. The SIMP-Compliant Importers List will be posted beginning in October of 2020.

Startup Replaces Plastic Packaging With Food Waste

September 23, 2020 W-Cycle

W-Cycle, an Israeli foodTech startup has developed SupraPulp™, plastic-free packaging made of sugarcane waste that is fully compostable, safe, yet durable enough to be used for greasy, wet, or hot food. Packaged food with SupraPulp can be frozen and heated with either an oven, convection oven, steam cooker or microwave.

National Fisheries Institute Statement on FDA Food Traceability Proposed Rule

September 22, 2020 National Fisheries Institute

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its proposed rule for traceability and recordkeeping, along with a draft “Food Traceability List” that catalogues which products would be subject to the requirements.

Dynamic Systems Inc. Announces Language Alternatives for Production Touchcomputer Input for Seafood Processors

September 22, 2020 Dynamic Systems Inc.

Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Bellevue, Washington software developer specializing in Traceability and Inventory Systems for Fresh Food, launches a data entry option that makes SIMBA accessible to those for whom English is a second language.

Celebrate National Lobster Day with Maine Lobster Delivered Right to Your Door

For the sixth year in a row, September 25th marks National Lobster Day, an annual holiday celebrating the hardworking men and women who support the integral industry. From the cold, clean waters of Maine, the distinct sweet flavor and sustainable harvesting practices have made Maine Lobster one of the most iconic foods in the world.