NFI Crab Council Summer Working Group Eyes Sustainability Work Expansion

The National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council met in Baltimore, Maryland June 21 and 22 as part of its working group meeting series. This is the third of the policy and project focused meetings since 2019. Previous consultations have resulted in everything from development of detailed units of assessment, to track Fisheries Improvement Projects (FIP) to the adoption of the Spawning Potential Ratio (SPR) method to quantify and monitor progress.

National Fisheries Institute Statement on the Passing of Chuck Bundrant

October 18, 2021 National Fisheries Institute

Chuck Bundrant was a man of contrasts:  A young man from southern Indiana who partnered with a Norwegian to build a seafood company spanning the globe; a dreamer who took a 130-foot boat and from it built an enterprise that included reshaping a mountain to build a fish processing plant that fed millions of families, and; a man of few words, but who, when he did speak through that gravelly voice, was listened to from Cordova to Capitol Hill. 

NFI Welcomes New Director of Public Policy

The National Fisheries Institute announces it has hired Morgan Bell as its new Director, Public Policy. Bell spent four years as a part of Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton’s staff. Among other duties, she served as both a Regional Director and as a Fisheries Policy Advisor to the Congressman

NFI Touts Seafood Brain Benefits in New Cognition Kitchen Guide

The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has joined forces with the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and other healthy food commodities to offer a resource about eating a brain-boosting diet at all ages. The organizations created the Cognition Kitchen guide: a free digital brochure that provides simple, science-based information about brain-healthy foods along with 16 delicious recipes.

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.