• 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 n 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...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Patagonia Marketing Masquerades as Eco-campaign

    Artifishal: Patagonia Marketing Masquerades as Eco-campaign The importance of salmon to lives and livelihoods should not be underestimated. The nutritional components of salmon are a dietary wonder ...

  • Pregnancy Blog

    Glamour Magazine Fails Pregnant Women with its Seafood Advice

    Nutrition Experts Say Pregnant Moms Should Eat More Seafood. Glamour Magazine Says They Shouldn’t. Who Do You Think Wins This Debate? Would you trust Glamour, a beauty magazine, over peer-reviewed ...

  • Sustainability Blog

    New York Times Gets Food Impact Story Right… Almost

    Hats off to the New York Times for its recent article, Your Questions About Food and Climate Change, Answered, which helps consumers quantify the impact of their food choices. Educated shoppers will ...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Tuna Sustainability: Most Tuna Come from Healthy Stocks

    Tuna Sustainability: Most Tuna Come from Healthy Stocks   Tuna is a healthy, nutritious, and sustainable option for families. The fiction peddled by agenda-driven activists claiming that tuna...

  • Press Release

    Work Continues on China’s Red Swimming Crab FIP

    April 11, 2019 Washington, DC – Almost a year after a Memorandum of Understanding launched the NFI Red Crab Council’s first Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) in China, the project continues to g...

  • Advocacy Blog

    Vegan Fish… Is not Fish

    Vegan Fish… Is Not Fish Vegan, plant-based and vegetarian versions of "meat" products have been popular for some time. The veggie burger, “tofurky,” and meatless “chick’n” strips can be ...

  • Uncategorized Blog

    2019 NFI Annual Chowder Party

    Kick-off the 2019 Seafood Expo North America Show with old friends and new. REGISTER NOW to celebrate NFI's Annual Chowder Party to be held on Saturday, March 16th at 5:30pm - 7:30pm at the beautifu...