The Government of Canada Announces $40 Million for Hard-Hit Shellfish Sector in Atlantic Canada

January 20, 2023 Opportunities NB

In the wake of Hurricane Fiona, people directly impacted by the storm have faced many challenges. With characteristic resilience, residents in those areas immediately mobilized to help their neighbours and rebuild. During this difficult time, the Government Canada has been there to help people, communities and businesses recover and rebuild.

Seafood-Related Natural Toxin and Scombrotoxin Fish Poisoning Illnesses for Fish Other than Molluscan Shellfish Investigation Update

January 12, 2023 FDA

The table is managed and updated when a significant number of illnesses have been investigated in a specific period of time or at least quarterly.

B.C. Shellfish Growers Experiencing A Watershed Moment

West Coast growers have endured a tough couple of years as the COVID-19 pandemic dried up demand from restaurants and international markets, and extreme temperatures in June cooked countless beach-grown oysters and clams alive in their shells.

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.”

In Virginia, Country’s Top Oyster-Breeding Facility Gets Upgrade to Match

January 6, 2022 Jeremy Cox, Bay Journal

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science plans to open a new oyster-breeding and research facility at its Gloucester Point campus by spring 2022.