Phillips Brings Food Production Back to Maryland

September 10, 2019 Maryland Department of Commerce

Phillips Foods, Inc., the family-owned and operated company behind the locally-famous Phillips Seafood Restaurants, is expanding its manufacturing presence in Baltimore County and adding 15 new jobs.

‘Trash Fish’: A List Of The Sustainable Seafood We Should Be Eating

September 10, 2019 Amanda Balagur, Huffington Post

While convenient tools like the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch app can help seafood lovers consume fish in a more environmentally friendly way, many Americans have no idea that fish considered bycatch (unwanted fish caught during commercial fishing), bait or even garbage in the U.S. can make for exceptionally good eating and shouldn’t go to waste.

FDA Advises Consumers Not to Eat Yellowfin Tuna Steaks from Kroger Retail Stores in Multiple States

September 9, 2019 FDA

The FDA is advising consumers to not eat yellowfin tuna steaks from the seafood counter or seasoned yellowfin tuna steaks in store-prepped Styrofoam trays from Kroger retail stores in AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MS, NE, OH, SC, TN, VA and WV with sell by dates from August 29, 2019 and September 14, 2019 because they may cause scombroid poisoning.

Coastal Acadiana Seafood Supply Chain Study Reveals Obstacles and Opportunities

September 9, 2019 Ed Lallo, Gulf Seafood News

The study, funded by a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development Grant, confirmed what the seafood industry in those parishes, as well as all along the entire Gulf coast, have speculated for years; without a unified voice and aligned economic development at all government levels, Gulf seafood is in trouble, big trouble.

Global Alliance Launches Online Hub to Unify Efforts For Tracing Our Seafood

September 9, 2019 FISHWISE

The Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT) launches its online learning hub: www.SALTtraceability.org to showcase seafood traceability efforts around the globe and ignite collaboration around this work.