• Consumer Protection Blog

    Seafood Company on Federal Probation for False Labeling

    A Florida-based seafood company was sentenced in U.S. district court for falsely labeling salmon, a violation of federal law under the Lacey Act. UpRiver Aquaculture, also known as MKG Provisions, ple...

  • Uncategorized Video Blog

    NFI Video Blog: Episode 132

    The Wall Street Journal reports about a lobster trade issue, NFI’s president is featured in a short SeaWeb video, and the USDA Catfish Program is targeted again by the Government Accountability...

  • Trade & Commerce Video Blog

    More Bad Press for USDA Catfish Program

    The USDA Catfish Program has been targeted as a trade barrier, and a duplicative government program… yet again. ...

  • Policy Press Release

    Government Accountability Office Calls USDA Catfish Program a Waste for 10th Time

    Duplicative Program Targeted for a Record 10th Time  April 27, 2016 Washington, DC – The USDA’s catfish inspection program wastes millions of taxpayer dollars and does a job already being done...

  • Policy Blog

    2016 NFI Political Conference

    The National Fisheries Institute invites you to Washington, D.C. for NFI’s annual Political Conference, September 12 - September 15, 2016 at the Loews Madison Hotel. This is NFI’s premier Washingt...

  • Policy Video Blog

    NFI’s 2016 Political Conference

    The National Fisheries Institute invites you to Washington, D.C. for NFI’s annual Political Conference, September 12 – September 15, 2016 at the Loews Madison Hotel. This is NFI’s premier Wa...

  • Trade & Commerce Blog

    WSJ Reports on Proposed Lobster Trade Ban in EU

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting on a potential ban on imports of live North American lobsters in the European Union. Sweden alleges that a few dozen North American lobsters have been found in Eur...

  • Consumer Protection Blog

    Must-Have Nutrients for Mom + Baby

    Last week, Rima dished about important nutrients for expecting moms on Raleigh's WNCN show, My Carolina Today. Pregnancy is a critical time for baby development, and there are a few nutrients t...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Today… they got it right

    NBC’s Today show has a fairly sad history when it comes to accurate reporting on seafood. But kudos to the morning show for making great strides in turning that unenviable track record around. These...

  • Health Blog

    Lost in Translation?

    An English-language news outlet in Europe is reporting on a French Consumer Reports-style magazine that’s giving tips on grocery store products to avoid. The French magazine appears to take aim at c...

  • Health Blog

    Examiner.com Bad For Us After All

    A new article in Examiner.com, that claims “seafood might be bad for us after all,” exposes a fundamental lack of understanding of science coupled with a clearly lacking editorial process. The ...

  • Video Blog

    NFI Video Blog: Episode 131

    This week’s 1 minute video blog highlights a CBS North Carolina segment about foods for pregnancy, Trident Seafoods’ new website, and a list of the 15 Ways to Eat Well on a Budget. ...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Statement on the 2015 NOAA Status of U.S. Fisheries Report

    WASHINGTON, DC April 20, 2016 — Status of U.S. Fisheries 2015 illustrates just how well U.S. science-based fisheries management can work. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOA...