Atlanto-Scandian Herring and Blue Whiting Fisheries to be Suspended

December 7, 2020 Marine Stewardship Council

The independent assessors responsible for certifying fisheries to the MSC Fishery Standard have today announced that Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting fisheries will be suspended from the program on 30 December 2020.

Vita Food Products Issues Voluntary Recall of Mislabeled Vita Wild Herring Wine Sauce

March 6, 2020 FDA

Vita Food Products, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is notifying the public that it is recalling up to 8,376 individual plastic jars of 32 ounce Vita Wild Herring in Wine Sauce that are potentially mislabeled because they may contain sour cream and, therefore, may contain undeclared milk.

Herring Fishermen Looking at Another Cutback in Quota

January 31, 2020 Associated Press

Federal fishing managers are looking for feedback on a plan to further reduce the East Coast limit for herring fishing.

Science Means Lower Herring Harvests in the Gulf of Georgia

The Herring Conservation and Research Society issued this statement in response to new science from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) showing a decline of one-third in the Strait of Georgia herring biomass.

New Protections Proposed to Help Falling Herring Population

February 8, 2019 Associated Press

Interstate fishing managers are proposing options to try to better protect the Gulf of Maine’s population of herring, which is a valuable fish that has declined in recent years.