• Sustainability Press Release

    NFI; RIP Erroneous 2048 Statistic

    Washington, DC - July 31, 2009 - In 2006 marine ecologist Boris Worm of Dalhousie University suggested that the oceans would be empty of fish by 2048. His prediction made for good sound bite science a...

  • Press Release

    No Drop at the Top of NFIs Top 10 Most Popular List

    Washington, DC - July 23, 2009 - Americans continue to include shrimp and canned tuna as part of a healthy diet more than any other seafood, according to the National Fisheries Institute's "Top Ten" ...

  • Health Press Release

    Statement on the FDA Appointment of Michael Taylor

    Michael Taylor is a nationally recognized food safety expert whose appointment as Senior Advisor to the Commissioner at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is applauded by the National Fisheries In...

  • Press Release

    Seafood Community Issues Open Letter to News Media

    Washington, DC - July 6, 2009 - The National Fisheries Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to education about seafood safety, sustainability, and nutrition, issued an open letter to the new...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Its Groundhog Day for Greenpeace

    WASHINGTON, D.C. June 1, 2009 If Greenpeace remains a creature of habit, rather than responsible actor, it will unveil a third set of retailer rankings this summer that grade U.S. grocery stores bas...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    Government Agencies to Meet on Seafood Fraud Issue

    May 26, 2009 Washington, DC The Better Seafood Board (BSB) is bringing together half a dozen government regulatory offices as part of an effort to educate officials and find solutions to the problem ...

  • Health Press Release

    Study: Omega-3 Deficiency Taking Its Toll

    May 21, 2009 Washington Smoking is responsible for about 467,000 deaths every year, physical inactivity is responsible for about 191,000 deaths and low omega-3 (seafood) intake is responsible for abo...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    Prosecutors Send Message with Fish Fraud Case

    May 20, 2009 Washington, DC A Virginia mans 63 month federal prison sentence, for his role in a conspiracy that fraudulently labeled and sold pangasius in the United States, is evidence that fish fra...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...