• Health Press Release

    Vogue Magazines Google-fueled Freakout Gets it Flat Wrong on Seafood and Mercury

    May 18, 2009 Washington, D.C. - The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is urging American women and consumers to ignore the demonstrably false and distorted information about seafood consumption and m...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    On Earth Day Seafood Sustainability Gets a 10

    April 22, 2009 Washington Consumers interested in shopping for seafood often dont realize they probably already buy sustainably managed fish. Worldwide focus on sustainability has highlighted the su...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    Canadian Food Inspection Agency Takes on Fish Fraud

    April 2, 2009 Washington, DC In a letter to seafood importers the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says, as of April first companies must be in full compliance with its regulatory requirements,...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    Feds say FDA should do more to Fight Seafood Fraud

    March 20, 2009 Washington, DC A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today finds the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) work to combat fraud in the seafood industry lacking. The r...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    RETAILER ALERT

    March 18, 2009 Dear Retailers, Some of you have undoubtedly already received letters from Greenpeace announcing its intention to, once again, publish a seafood sustainability retailer ranking list. Yo...

  • Health Press Release

    Court Rejects Warnings on Canned Tuna

    March 11, 2009 Washington, DC For the second time in three years, a California court has refused to require mercury warnings in conjunction with the sale of canned tuna. The state attorney general's ...

  • Health Press Release

    Food Safety Bill Moves FDA in the Right Direction

    March 3, 2009 Washington A review of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 by the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) finds a bipartisan endeavor that appears committed to progressive thinking ...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    FDA Says theres no Such Thing as White Roughy

    March 4, 2009 Washington, DC In a letter to the Better Seafood Bureaus (BSB) secretary, Lisa Weddig, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes the agencys policy on the use of the name white rough...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    BSB Testifies Before FDA on Short Weight Issue

    February 26, 2009 Washington, DC The Better Seafood Bureau (BSB) has made its case for economic integrity to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). BSB secretary Lisa Weddig testified before the FDA...

  • Health Press Release

    Statement on the Release of FDAs Draft Report Evaluating the Effect of Eating Fish on Heart Disease and Pregnancy

    Today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publicly released a comprehensive, rigorously peer-reviewed draft report assessing the latest research on the effects of seafood on heart health and baby b...

  • Health Press Release

    Reporters and Editors Warned to Treat Claims of Mercury Poisoning by Actor Jeremy Piven with Skepticism

    WASHINGTON, D.C. December 23, 2008 The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is alerting reporters and editors nationwide to treat actor Jeremy Piven's claims of mercury poisoning from eating sushi wit...

  • Health Press Release

    NFI Calls For Full And Open Review Of Science Behind The FDAs Latest Seafood Advice

    December 15, 2008 Washington, DC A Washington Post story detailing a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) draft report on seafood consumption that apparently recommends urging the government to amend i...

  • Health Press Release

    Report: FDA Says Seafood Advisory Needs to Change

    December 12, 2008 Washington, DC - A Washington Post report says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has delivered a recommendation urging the government to amend its out of date seafood advisory b...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Greenpeace Prepares to Launch another Misinformation Campaign

    WASHINGTON, D.C. November 17, 2008 In the next few weeks Greenpeace will unveil yet another set of retailer rankings that grade U.S. grocery stores based on their seafood sustainability efforts. It ...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    To All Health, Science, Food and Lifestyle Reporters and Editors

    Washington, DC and Miami, Florida, October 21, 2008 -- Tomorrow the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program, the Blue Ocean Institute and the Environmental Defense Fund will release new pocket g...