• Advocacy Press Release

    Statement on Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

    WASHINGTON, DC June 5, 2020 — The National Fisheries Institute applauds the Trump administration for withdrawing arbitrary fisheries restrictions on the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monu...

  • Press Release

    Statement on FDA/USDA Food Safety MOU

    WASHINGTON, DC May 20, 2020 — The National Fisheries Institute is pleased to see the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Agriculture Department (USDA) working together to ensure continued foo...

  • Press Release

    Statement on The President’s Executive Order Regarding U.S. Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth

    WASHINGTON, DC May 7, 2020 — Today President Trump highlighted the importance of the U.S. seafood community to America’s economy, heritage, and future. By issuing an Executive Order that recognize...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Rescheduling of Seafood Expo North America

    WASHINGTON, DC April 3, 2020 — During a time of such upheaval and uncertainty for all it is exciting that the forward-looking planners at Diversified rescheduled Seafood Expo North America/Seafood P...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Angie Priebel

    WASHINGTON, DC March 26, 2020 — Seafood has lost an ardent supporter and a passionate friend with the passing of Angie Prieble. Angie was a well-known and highly respected member of the seafood f...

  • Press Release

    NFI Red Crab Council Remains Committed to Improving Chinese Crab Fishery

    March 17, 2020 Washington, DC – The National Fisheries Institute’s Red Crab Council will continue to fund and support its Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) in China. The comprehensive FIP is foc...

  • Advocacy Press Release

    Shrimp Continues Its Reign On Top 10 List

    February 24, 2020 – Washington, DC – American consumers ate 16.1 pounds of seafood per capita in 2018; up from 16.0 pounds, a smaller increase than 2017’s monster 1.1 pound jump. Americans are e...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on the Passing of Don Riffle

    January 25, 2020 McLean, VA— Don Riffle was a well-respected member of the seafood community. From Buhl, Idaho to Salisbury, Maryland with customers in every state in between, he brought 40 years of...

  • Press Release

    Frank Dulcich Takes the Gavel as NFI’s New Chair

    January 21, 2020 – Orlando, FL – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) opened its Board of Directors meeting by recognizing its new Chairman, Pacific Seafood CEO, Frank Dulcich. A longtime member...

  • Press Release

    The National Fisheries Institute Announces 75th Anniversary

    January 6, 2020 –– McLean, VA –– 2020 marks 75 years since the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) was incorporated. As the nation’s largest commercial seafood trade association, its focus...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on the passing of Alex Ko

    WASHINGTON, DC December 23, 2019 — Alex Ko’s leadership at Grobest North America helped ensure the family company remained a valued global pioneer in feeds and a technological leader that brought ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...