• Sustainability Press Release

    New NOAA Report Highlights Success of Science-based Fisheries Management

    Washington, DC May 17, 2018 – In a new report to Congress, The Status of U.S Fisheries for 2017, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admiration (NOAA) finds the number of stocks on the overfishing ...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Justin Heyman

    WASHINGTON, DC February 12, 2018– Justin Heyman, was the longtime Chairman of Morey’s Seafood International and a partner in the Chicago-based private equity firm Acuity Capital Partners, LLC. ...

  • Partners Press Release

    NFI Launches NFIHooked.com

    December 6, 2017 – McLean, VA – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) announces a new website, NFIHooked.com, that aims to keep professional chefs, culinarians and members of the food service com...

  • Press Release

    Top 10 List Highlights Seafood Consumption Progress

    List Features Favorites, Illustrates Important Nutritional Trend November 2, 2017 – Washington, DC – In 2016 Americans ate 14.9 pounds of seafood per capita, while a slight over all dip from 2015...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI Statement on Seafood Import Monitoring Program Decision

    August 29, 2017— NFI is disappointed with the court’s decision. The Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) remains an expensive burden for the American companies that will bear the costs, for in...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Ronald Jensen

    WASHINGTON, DC July 13, 2017 — Ronald Jensen’s contributions to the seafood community were invaluable. He recognized the dangers of working the water and the heart and soul brave fishermen put int...

  • Advocacy Press Release

    Foodservice Companies Prepare for Greenpeace Groundhog Day

    July 12, 2017 – WASHINGTON, DC – What is shaping up to be an annual, and almost entirely ignored tradition from Greenpeace is about to arrive; the ranking of food service companies based on what G...

  • Press Release

    NFI Welcomes NOAA’s New National Marine Fisheries Service Assistant Administrator Chris Oliver

    June 20, 2017— The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) welcomes Chris Oliver as the new head of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS.) Mr. Oliver most recently served as Executive Director of ...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Statement on NOAA’s Reports to Congress

    May 9, 2017— Today NOAA Fisheries released both its Status of the Stocks and Fisheries Economics of the United States reports to Congress. The Status of the Stocks report continues to illustrate ...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on Misguided Mexican Shrimp Boycott

    WASHINGTON, DC March 16, 2017 — The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and our members are committed to sustainable fishing and support efforts to combat Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fi...

  • Press Release

    FDA/EPA Fish Consumption Advice Misses The Mark

    Redesigned Message to Moms Confuses, Fails Science-Based Mandate January 18, 2017 San Francisco, CA – Newly released FDA/EPA advice to women on eating seafood runs the risk of confusing moms and ...

  • Health Press Release

    Substantial Seafood Consumption Increase Reflected in Top 10 List

    October 27, 2016 – Washington, DC – In 2015 Americans ate 15.5 pounds of seafood per capita, up nearly a full pound (0.9 lb.) from 2014. The increase is reflected in multiple species across the N...

  • Press Release

    Statement on Associated Press Report of Labor Violations in Hawaiian Fishery

    WASHINGTON, DC September 7, 2016 — NFI members have zero tolerance for human trafficking and or labor violations. Some workplace exemptions have historically allowed certain sectors to fill jobs ...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    MEDIA ALERT: Brace For More Baseless Rankings from Greenpeace

    August 18, 2016  – WASHINGTON, DC – Greenpeace is preparing to released yet another fund raising campaign and this time it will rank foodservice companies. The list will undoubtedly follow the t...

  • Health Press Release

    NFI Launches Dish on Fish Blog and Social Channels, for Seafood Education Initiative

    As a key part of its new initiative to educate Americans about the benefits and enjoyment of eating seafood, the National Fisheries Institute this week is expanding its online reach with the launch of...