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UNITED STATES | Sunday, March 18, 2018


US to inspect Việtnam catfish controls
Viet Nam | 22:10 | The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service will inspect Vi?tnam’s catfish quality control system in the next few months, according the National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department. Full Story
Alantra invests nearly EUR 80 million in Unión Martín
Spain | 22:00 | The entry of Portobello in Iberconsa or of GED in Discefa will be added to that of Alantra, which completes the purchase of Unión Martín, one of Mercadona's main fish distributors. Full Story
Two boats suspended for catching golden kingklip illegally and two mor
Argentina | 21:30 | Magazine Puerto reported that yesterday the Argentine Naval Prefecture was notified that the ships Gaucho Grande of the firm Vicarp and Florida Blanca belonging to Desafío have been assigned fishing clearance for illegally fishing for golden kingklip. Full Story
Chicken of the Sea Unveils World’s First Deli-Ready Tuna Slices
Chicken of the Sea launches a revolutionary new product: Yellowfin Premium Tuna Slices, ready-to-eat, pre-sliced tuna slices made from whole tuna loins.
ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal Work with Commercial Fishing Operators
ACR Electronics, Inc. and Ocean Signal are working with commercial fishing operators in New Zealand to help them comply to new safety regulations that require the installation of float-free EPIRBs on fishing boats.
Air Products Highlights Industrial Gas and Equipment Solutions for Seafood Processors at SENA
Air Products will highlight its range of industrial gas and equipment solutions, aimed at helping seafood processors improve yield, reduce spoilage and save money, at Seafood Expo North America in Boston.
Trans-Ocean Plans Aggressive Marketing Push for Simply Surimi
The surimi seafood product line that was developed to appeal to the growing market of consumers seeking clean-labeled foods, will be promoted with national print and digital advertising in health and natural foods media.
Thai restaurants to stop purchasing Fukushima seafood over contamination concerns
Japan That seafood captured off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture will no longer be sold at restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand, after consumer groups protested over possible nuclear contamination.
Local authorities closer to agreeing on fisheries cooperation with Argentina
Falkland Is. The United Kingdom, Argentina and the Falkland Islands are closer to agreeing on South Atlantic fisheries improved cooperation, for the conservation of shared resources as once existed with regular joint scientific cruises.
FDA seek view on European Union’s Shellfish Safety Program to resume trade
United States Food safety control system for raw bivalve molluscan shellfish intended for export into the United States, as administered by the European Commission, provides at least the same level of sanitary protection as the United States' system and is therefore equivalent.
Today’s pirate gold is the Patagonian toothfish
Worldwide Having previously concentrated on obstructing whale-hunting from Japan to the Faroe Islands, Sea Shepherd now focuses on other devastating acts of marine plunder.