• Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Bob Joyce

    WASHINGTON, DC December 31, 2018 — Robert W "Bob" Joyce was a family man, a business man, an athlete, a scholar, a World War II veteran and his big Irish smile was a fixture in the seafood community...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    New York’s Attorney General Focuses on Fish Fraud

    December 17, 2018 Washington, DC– An investigation by New York’s Attorney General that targeted 155 stores across 29 supermarket brands found mislabeled seafood about a quarter of the time. The...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Crab Council Announces Brice Phillips as New Chairman

    December 18, 2018 Washington, DC –The National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council announces it has elected a new Chairman, Brice Phillips the Director of Club Store Sales at Phillips Foods. Philli...

  • Fraud Press Release

    New York’s Attorney General Focuses on Fish Fraud

    December 17, 2018 Washington, DC– An investigation by New York’s Attorney General that targeted 155 stores across 29 supermarket brands found mislabeled seafood about a quarter of the time. The...

  • Press Release

    Top 10 List Shows Significant Increase in Seafood Consumption

    December 13, 2018 – Washington, DC – In 2017 Americans ate 16 pounds of seafood per capita, an increase of 1.1 pounds from the 14.9 pounds consumed in 2016. It is the highest per capita consumptio...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Erik Breivik

    WASHINGTON, DC December 5, 2018 — The seafood community has lost another pioneer. A giant in the groundfish world, Erik Breivik was the founder of Glacier Fish and a pioneer in Bering Sea fisheri...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on Tariff Developments

    A temporary suspension of tariff increases and a commitment to continued trade negotiations are welcome developments. Seafood exports to China and seafood imports from China both play and important ro...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Why are American Seafood Jobs At-risk?

    Coast to coast workers turn domestic and imported fish into meals on American plates. Tariffs make dinnertime more expensive for families and jeopardize U.S. jobs.   ...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Lee Conrad

    WASHINGTON, DC November 21, 2018 —Today the seafood community mourns the loss of one of our true champions. Lee Conrad, wife of the late Ken Conrad, passed away on Tuesday surrounded by family. A...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Danny Cohen

    WASHINGTON, DC November 21, 2018 —Danny Cohen, founder of Atlantic Capes Fisheries, Inc. was uniquely committed to both the sustainability of the resource and the sustainability of his employees. ...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Here’s How the Whole Seafood Supply Chain is Effected by Trade

    Maritime Products International in Newport News, VA, is a fourth-generation family-run company focusing on global production and distribution of a variety of seafood items. Matt Fass, the president, d...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    PA Distributor Talks Jobs and Seafood Trade

    Kody Kalichuk is the manager of shipping and quality at Land and Sea, in Monroeville, PA. Land and Sea delivers seafood and meat to restaurants and retail outlets in the greater Pittsburgh area and su...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    VA Chefs Talks Local and Global Seafood Sourcing

    Chad Martin owns Circa 1918 Kitchen and Bar in Newport News, Virginia. Chad’s passion is hospitality. He loves taking care of people and cooking amazing food and at Circa 1918 those come together. C...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Tariffs Threaten to Take a Bite out of this VA Industry

    Danell Pugh is inventory manager at the Norfolk, VA location of Preferred Freezer Services. He started at the company in New Jersey and chose to move to Virginia; he has been at the Norfolk facility s...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    Port of Virginia Jobs Could Be Collateral Damage in Trade War

    Meade Stone Jr. comes from a line of Custom Brokers in the Tidewater, VA area. Now branch manager for the Norfolk, Virginia location of D.J. Powers Company, Meade has been in the industry of fifty yea...