National Fisheries Institute Statement on Resumption of Molluscan Shellfish Trade to the European Union

“Today’s announcement from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that live, raw, and processed bivalve molluscan shellfish trade to and from the EU will resume is a welcome development.  This agreement creates new markets for many U.S. exporters of Massachusetts and Washington states’ molluscan shellfish.”

George Kouri of Northern Wind Joins NFI Board of Directors

George Kouri, President of New Bedford, Massachusetts based Northern Wind LLC is joining the National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Board of Directors.

NFI President John Connelly Announces Planned 2023 Retirement

January 20, 2022 National Fisheries Institute

John Connelly discussed with the NFI Board of Directors his intention to retire from NFI in February 2023.  He has served as NFI President since February 2003.

National Fisheries Institute’s Future Leaders Class of 2021 Graduates

January 20, 2022 National Fisheries Institute

The Future Leaders Class of 2021 graduated from the program on the eve of the 2022 Global Seafood Market Conference in Orlando. This year’s hybrid session saw participants interact with experts in production, sales, and marketing virtually, as well as, lobby in-person in Washington, D.C.

National Fisheries Institute Statement on the Passing of Martin Mitchell

For Marty Mitchell, the science of food safety was a profession and a passion.  He was a dedicated expert in fields ranging from microbiology to chemical analysis.  However, he was more than just a technician.  He was an entrepreneur, building a local business of 20 employees to a global operation of 2,000 associates.