• 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...

  • 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. ...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

    WASHINGTON, DC August 26, 2018– Senator John McCain dedicated his life to public service, as a Naval Aviator and a member of Congress he often volunteered to take on difficult tasks. From opening up...

  • Press Release

    Leading Seafood Industry Groups Launch First Sustainable Crab Project in China

    August 8, 2018 Dongshan, Fujian Province, China – Leading United States and Chinese seafood industry groups, fishermen, and sustainable seafood groups came together today to celebrate the much antic...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI Expands Trade Education Campaign

    August 3, 2018 Washington, DC – Due to the interest in the National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Seafood See, Jobs campaign the trade association has expanded the online content offering after only...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI Launches Trade Education Campaign

    August 2, 2018 Washington, DC – In recognition of the threat to the seafood community posed by new trade tariffs, the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has rebranded its AboutSeafood.com website to...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    Statement on Announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood

    WASHINGTON, DC July 11, 2018– The United States and the People's Republic of China (PRC) have established their positions on seafood in the current trade dispute. The misguided strategy, that see...

  • 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...