Include Seafood in Your Family’s Fall Meal Routine

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 16:56:56 +0000


The start of September sounds the dismissal bell on summer vacation and signals the beginning of back-to-school routines for kids and families. A new school year — especially during this unprecedented time — brings forth the opportunity for new routines that support the work students do inside and outside the classroom.  One way to support … Continue reading Include Seafood in Your Family’s Fall Meal Routine

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Something’s fishy about labeling plant products as seafood

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 17:38:57 +0000


Read Guy Simmons’ Letter to the Editor published June 10, 2021 on NJ.com, below: Seventy percent of seafood consumed is sold in restaurants. Or, at least that was the statistic before the pandemic arrived. It was March 2020 when New Jersey’s seafood sector witnessed a truly terrifying combination of events as both sides of our … Continue reading Something’s fishy about labeling plant products as seafood

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The Facts About Seafood Sustainability

Fri, 14 May 2021 15:31:32 +0000


Six Truths of Seafood and Seafood Sustainability When you see the men and women who work the water to provide delicious, nourishing seafood to a growing planet, you see true stewards of seafood sustainability. But they rarely pause long enough to tell the tale of a protein that has nourished civilizations for millennia. Instead, misinformation … Continue reading The Facts About Seafood Sustainability

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New Seafood Forms Aim to Improve Buyer Process

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:45:41 +0000


NFI and FMI – The Food Industry Association launched new resources designed to standardize the seafood buying process and improve efficiency. Retailers and wholesalers can use these fillable forms when sending seafood product specifications to suppliers. The goal is to streamline and standardize the language and specifications for each seafood species to help suppliers comply and … Continue reading New Seafood Forms Aim to Improve Buyer Process

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The Number One Reason Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Sarah Crow

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 13:27:04 +0000


Who’s Sarah Crow, you ask? To be honest… no idea. But she wrote an article for the “esteemed scientific journal” Eat This Not That titled The #1 Reason Why You Shouldn’t Eat Salmon, According to Science. And Sarah’s research, that she conducted with the help of “science,” warns if you eat salmon you could be, … Continue reading The Number One Reason Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Sarah Crow

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Seaspiracy: Recognizable Propaganda

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 18:08:20 +0000


The concern with some slickly produced propaganda pieces, masquerading as “documentaries,” is that audiences will not recognize the film’s true agenda. Despite the artistic aerial shots, exciting albeit hyperbolic cloak-and-dagger scenes and stirring action-movie like sound track, there is little concern Seaspiracy will be mistaken for anything but a vegan indoctrination movie. The film begins … Continue reading Seaspiracy: Recognizable Propaganda

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Are You Registered for Shrimp School? November 2, 9, 16

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 20:52:59 +0000


NFI’s Shrimp School runs November 2, 9 and 16, featuring leading experts discussing pressing shrimp industry issues. NFI will conduct a comprehensive course on shrimp education covering the most important topics for America’s most consumed seafood species. Via Zoom, a slate of experts will provide in-depth lectures on pressing shrimp issues ranging from the technical … Continue reading Are You Registered for Shrimp School? November 2, 9, 16

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From Babies to Baby-Boomers: USDA’s New 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Say Start Seafood Early for a Lifetime of Benefits

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 18:36:22 +0000


The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are really important—they inform what’s in school lunches; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food packages; and nutrition programs for older adults. The DGA are also really long: 164 pages to be exact. Because most Americans are not sifting through every page of the science-based guidance, we’re here to highlight … Continue reading From Babies to Baby-Boomers: USDA’s New 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Say Start Seafood Early for a Lifetime of Benefits

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2021 Virtual Global Seafood Market Conference and Webinar Series

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 21:29:08 +0000


The GSMC 2021 Virtual Conference and Webinar Series:Succeeding in the Every-Changing Seafood Industry. The GSMC 2021 Virtual Conference, February 1-5, will feature the Plenary Sessions you have come to rely on from GSMC, including sessions on Retail, Food Service, Finance and the Economy, Alternative Proteins and more. As a registered GSMC attendee, you will automatically be … Continue reading 2021 Virtual Global Seafood Market Conference and Webinar Series

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This We Know for Sure: Eating Fish Benefits Heart Health

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 20:12:17 +0000


Seafood Strongly Associated with Heart Health Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., so it’s critical to use clear and actionable language every chance we get about how people can help keep maintain heart health. One of the foods most strongly associated with reduced heart disease risk is fish.  It is estimated … Continue reading This We Know for Sure: Eating Fish Benefits Heart Health

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