• Sustainability Press Release

    MEDIA ALERT: Oceana Report Needs Perspective

    Washington, DC October 30, 2014 Reporters, producers and editors working on stories about the newly-released Oceana report on mislabeled shrimp are encouraged to read it with an eye for detail and pe...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    FDA Study Finds Limited Seafood Mislabeling

    October 27, 2014 Washington, DC The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labeling that found 85 percent of the seafood it tested was pro...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    FDA Reveals Plan to Help States Fight Seafood Fraud

    October 24, 2014 Washington, DC The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched a new online learning module designed to help groups including state regulators ensure the proper labeling of seafoo...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Keeping up with the Seafood Community

    October 23, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC The countrys largest seafood trade association produces its 100th video blog, a channel where viewers can keep up with the latest news from the seafood community in ...

  • Health Press Release

    MEDIA ALERT: Consumer Reports does disservice to pregnant women with absurd tuna guidance

    Washington, DC August 20, 2014 Consumer Reports is set to publish a recommendation that pregnant women avoid all canned tuna, advice that flies in the face of more than a decade of independent, peer...

  • Health Press Release

    MEDIA ALERT: Reporting On Ocean Mercury Level Study

    Washington, DC August 7, 2014 Reporters, producers and editors working on stories about newly-released research into the amount of mercury found in the oceans need to be careful and precise about wha...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the 2014 State Departments Trafficking In Persons (TIP) report

    WASHINGTON, DC June 20, 2014 Unfair and illegal labor practices are abhorrent and NFI members distinguish themselves through their commitment and actions to eradicate them. Most NFI members have requ...

  • Health Press Release

    FDA Says Pregnant Women Should Eat At Least Four Times As Much Seafood As They Currently Do

    Washington, DC June 10, 2014 New advice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) based on a decades worth of progressive, published science, clears the water on outdated seafood guidance for p...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the 2013 NOAA Status of U.S. Fisheries Report

    WASHINGTON, DC April 29, 2014 Status of U.S. Fisheries 2013 highlights the continued success of the investment in NOAAs regulatory work. The report demonstrates that U.S. fisheries are sustainable du...

  • Health Press Release

    MEDIA ALERT: Reporting On Omega 3 Study Misses Mark

    Recent reporting on two studies published simultaneously failed to look past the surface of the supposed report highlights and expose shortcomings of the research that more than marginalize the headli...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Crab Council Launches New Website

    March 14, 2014 Washington, D.C. The NFI Crab Council has unveiled its new website, CommittedtoCrab.org. The site provides information and updates on the Councils many sustainability projects in South...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Philippines Enacts Crab Sustainability Regulation

    February 18, 2014 Washington, D.C. The Philippines Department of Agriculture has published a Joint Administrative Order (JAO) regarding the conservation and regulation of Blue Swimming Crab. A first i...

  • Health Press Release

    Future Leader Service Project Continues to Give Back

    January 13, 2014 Miami, FL Before heading off to the Feeding South Florida food bank in Pembroke Park, the 2013 NFI Future Leaders class tallied a years worth of its cash donations and food contribut...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the passing of Dick Gutting

    WASHINGTON, DC December 24, 2013 Dick Guttings tie to Seafood is one of evolution and leadership. His 45-year career in law began at Stanford but reached nearly every continent on the map. With marke...

  • Health Press Release

    Seafoods Top 10 Most Popular Illustrate Americas Comfort Zone

    November 1, 2013 Washington, DC Shrimp, canned tuna and salmon remain in the top positions on the annual list of Americas most popular seafood items. In 2012 consumers ate 4.565 billion pounds of sea...