• Sustainability Blog

    Greenpeace Report Just Fundraising Clutter

    The always-effective combination of hyperbole from Greenpeace and laziness by journalists is percolating through the media with myriad stories about Greenpeace’s new report Ghost Gear: The Abandoned...

  • Health Blog

    Consumer Reports Inches Closer To Accuracy

    Consumer Reports is out with its new Guide to Healthy Seafood Choices and the magazine, better known for ranking speakers and lawn mowers, actually stumbles onto some good advice. Please keep in mi...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Lab Grown Reporting: The Future of Fish or the Land of Make-Believe

    Los Angeles is called Tinsel Town because of the glitz, glamour, sizzle and style created by the hyperbole machine that is the movie business. It’s an industry that literally thrives on the magnific...

  • Health Blog

    Attention Reporters: USC Study Has Fatal Flaws

    Taking a break from allowing Aunt Becky to bribe her kids’ way into the school, USC is now promoting a new study that looks at dietary recommendations for pregnant women and children regarding foods...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Debunking Prevention’s Fake Food Facts

    Off to a questionable start When a list of “foods you should never eat” begins with whole wheat bread, you know you are in for a hyperbolic ride. Prevention’s article, 50 Foods You Should Never...

  • Health Press Release

    NFI Launches New YouTube Channel

    October 22, 2019 – McLean, VA – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is announcing a new YouTube channel, AboutSeafood, that educates health care professionals and curious consumers about the ro...

  • Nutrition Blog

    The Science-Based Health Advice Environmental Activists Don’t Want You To Hear

    Threat of Mercury: Spreading the Mercury Myth   Quacks, hucksters, and snake-oil salesmen peddling junk science and miracle cures have been around at least as long as the traveling medicine s...

  • Health Blog

    Students at UC Santa Cruz Need to Eat More Tuna, Not Less: Administrators Get It Wrong

    Imagine sitting in your college dining hall. Your roommate sits down across from you with a bowl of marshmallow-festooned cereal, a slice of pizza, a cheeseburger, and some ice cream. As he announces ...

  • Health Blog

    Note to Reporters: Stop Needlessly Scaring Consumers

    Some opportunistic bloggers and click-bait reporters are using a new study on climate change and mercury to scare consumers away from eating seafood. It’s the same sad song and dance we’ve seen ti...

  • Health Blog

    Proper Perspective on the Latest Mercury Study

    A new study focused on climate change, fishing and mercury in cod and bluefin tuna has sparked a bit of hyperbolic reporting that lacks a complete understanding of the findings and often ignores neede...

  • Trade & Commerce Blog

    2020 Global Seafood Market Conference (GSMC)

    REGISTER NOW for the 2020 Global Seafood Market Conference taking place January 21-23 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL. Questions? Contact Suzanne Low at slow@nfi.org....

  • Nutrition Blog

    Salmon Nutrition: Everything You Need to Know About Salmon

    Known for its pink color, health benefits and versatility, salmon has been at the center of the seafood world for years. From commonly eaten species and salmon nutrition information to the farmed vs. ...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Is Bloomberg Beyond Fact-Checking?

    A recent Bloomberg article claims, “the Beyond Meat of seafood is coming.” Beyond Meat is a company that creates plant-based imitation products to resemble burgers, sausages and other meat product...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI and IBM Launch Seafood Blockchain Pilot  

    June 11, 2019 – Washington, DC – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is working with IBM’s Food Trust, blockchain-enabled system to begin a comprehensive seafood supply chain traceability pi...