• 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

    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. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Gas Prices Deal Devastating Blow to Atlantic Clam Industry

    June 13, 2008 Washington, D.C. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has told the hard working fishermen of theMid-Atlantic that the all-important 2008 Clam Survey will not happ...

  • Safety Press Release

    Additional FDA Funding a Must

    June 10, 2008 Washington, DC The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs an additional $275 million to fund new initiatives including $125 mil...

  • Safety Press Release

    NFI Co-Sponsors Import Safety Summit

    June 9, 2008 Washington The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) announces it is joining 11 other trade associations to sponsor the first-ever Import Safety Summit, scheduled for July 9th in Washingto...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Condemnation of Tactics in Tuna Dispute

    June 3, 2008 Washington Following weeks of Greenpeace action against tuna vessels world wide that include vandalizing tuna boats operating legally in the Pacific Ocean, boarding vessels in the Medit...

  • Press Release

    Group Pushing Shrimp Story Chooses Accusations over Action

    May 28, 2008 Washington In testimony during a public hearing at the U.S. Department of Labor today the AFL-CIO backed Solidarity Center again voiced accusations of ongoing abuses in the Thai and Ban...

  • Safety Press Release

    FDA Funding Headed in the Right Direction

    May 16, 2008 Washington United States Senate Committee on Appropriations has committed $275 million to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of the 2008 Emergency Supplemental Appropriation...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Sustainability Blueprint Incomplete

    May 8, 2008 Washington The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) sees the Common Vision statement released by a coalition of environmental groups today as a step in the right direction when it comes to...