• Health Press Release

    Emerging Science: Oysters May Aid In Breast Cancer Fight

    October 13, 2008 Washington, DC Louisiana State University (LSU) research released today finds ceramides, fat compounds found in oysters, appear to arrest breast cancer cells grown in lab tests. The L...

  • Health Press Release

    New Flyer Encourages Pregnant Women to Eat Fish

    October 6, 2008 Boston, MA Grocery stores and nutrition educators now have access to a new nutrition education flyer that helps moms and moms-to-be understand the important benefits of eating seafood...

  • Health Press Release

    Eating Fish During Pregnancy Helps Babies Reach Milestones

    September 10, 2008 Washington, DC A study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds moms who eat more fish, as well as moms who breastfeed the longest, have babies with better...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    New Push for Lobster Sustainability Laws

    September 5, 2008 Washington, DC It is time for regulators to adopt a minimum size requirement for Spiny Lobsters harvested from the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic, according to th...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    Seafood Mislabeling Report Highlights BSB Challenge

    August 22, 2008 Washington, DC - Media reports from Toronto to New York are trumpeting the results of a Canadian study that enlisted the help of American teenagers to collect seafood samples for DNA t...

  • Health Press Release

    Americans eat far less seafood than recommended for Health

    July 24, 2008, Washington, DC -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports seafood consumption by Americans fell in 2007. The decline does not reflect calls from health expert...

  • Press Release

    Shrimp, Canned Tuna lead NFIs Top 10 Most Popular List

    July 22, 2008, Washington, DC Almost all of the most popular seafoods consumed in the United States held their respective positions on the National Fisheries Institutes top ten list for 2007. ...

  • Health Press Release

    Coalition of Drs Reassure Consumers about Tilapia

    July 17, 2008 Washington, DC In response to confusing reports, an international coalition of more than a dozen doctors spoke out today to clarify that fish like tilapia are low in total and saturate...

  • Press Release

    Feds Choose Shrimp to Test Import Safety Certification

    July 9, 2008 Washington, DC During the first-ever Import Safety Summit, Michael Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), which oversees the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announce...

  • Health Press Release

    Fish Belong on Frontline of Heart Disease Fight

    July 08, 2008 Washington The July issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports on evidence that fish and its omega-3 fatty acids should be considered more than just a healthy part of a...

  • Health Press Release

    Debate over Omega-6s Confuses Consumers

    July 8, 2008 Washington A pair of articles focusing on the fats in fish from the July issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association is puzzling consumers and health professionals alike. ...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Government Report Highlights Sustainability Successes

    June 27, 2008 Washington The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today released its 2007 Status of U.S. Fisheries report and it contains good news. According to the report 7 stoc...

  • Safety Press Release

    Agenda Set for First-Ever Import Safety Summit

    June 26, 2008 Washington The agenda for the first-ever Import Safety Summit will see a whos who of industry leaders from a cross-section of business discuss challenges presented by the global econom...

  • Press Release

    Supreme Courts Exxon Valdez Ruling a Mixed Bag

    June 25, 2008 Washington, DC The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) supported efforts to force Exxon to pay $2.5 billion in punitive damages as a result of 1989s Valdez oil spill and sees todays ver...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Greenpeace Launches Flawed Seafood Sustainability Campaign

    June 17, 2008 Washington, D.C. Greenpeace's efforts to disrupt American seafood sales are underway. With the release of a new and flawed report on seafood sustainability the eco extremist group bega...