Salmon Have Shrunk So Much That Whole Foods Redid Its Guidelines

May 7, 2021 Tribune News Service

At OBI Seafoods, a sprawling operation with outposts throughout Alaska, there’s all sorts of extra machinery for workers to master. At Whole Foods Market, there are new guidelines for purchasing salmon from wholesalers. And at Ivar’s, a fixture on Seattle’s waterfront for eight decades, the chef is sending back skimpy salmon delivered to his kitchen.

No Salmon Processing at OBI Seafoods’ Excursion Inlet Plant This Summer

April 5, 2021 Henry Leasia, KHNS

OBI Seafoods will not process salmon at its cannery in Excursion Inlet this summer. The Haines Borough is preparing for a dramatic reduction in raw fish tax revenue as a result. OBI Seafoods will continue to buy salmon from local fishermen for its plant in Petersburg.

OBI Seafoods Confirms COVID-19 Outbreak at Remote Kodiak Island Processing Plant

August 11, 2020 Rhonda McBride, KMXT

OBI Seafood has ended weeks of speculation about a wave of new COVID-19 cases on Kodiak Island.