Multi-Agency Investigation Cracks Down on Fish Fraud

February 22, 2021 National Fisheries Institute

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged four men for their part in an alleged plot to import mislabeled fish into the United States.

New NFI Chair Highlights Market Data and Expert Insights Available at Virtual GSMC

“Seattle Fish has a legacy of using technology and engagement to do more in the seafood space,” said Figueroa. “In 1918 this company created a cold chain system that used rail cars, sawdust and ice to transport fresh seafood to the landlocked state of Colorado. We were getting customers what they needed. That’s what NFI is doing with the Virtual Global Seafood Market Conference.

New 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Reveal Americans of All Ages Need to Eat More Seafood

The United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) highlight the benefits of eating seafood beginning at around age 6 months and continuing through all stages of life. The latest DGA recommend Americans of all ages—particularly kids and pregnant women—eat seafood at least twice weekly, a goal that 94% of children and 80% of adults currently do not meet.

National Fisheries Institute Statement on COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Legislation

December 22, 2020 National Fisheries Institute

The House and Senate have passed a bipartisan $900 billion economic relief package to aid the nation’s pandemic recovery.

NFI Announces Virtual Global Seafood Market Conference 2021

This week the National Fisheries Institute announced registration is open for the Virtual Global Seafood Market Conference 2021: Succeeding in the Ever-Changing Seafood Industry, February 1-5, 2021. The virtual GSMC will feature two hours of daily Plenary sessions with industry experts on the markets, economics and consumer insights in the age of COVID-19.