• Press Release

    Statement on the passing of Thomas Elliott

    WASHINGTON, DC December 1, 2014 With the passing of Tom Elliott, the seafood community remembers a giant but also celebrates his life in the industry. From his days at Slade Gorton to his tenure as P...

  • Health Press Release

    International Conference on Nutrition focuses on First 1,000 Days of Life

    November 19, Washington, DC Strategies to improve global nutrition during pregnancy and childhood is a priority at the second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), an inter-governmental nutri...

  • Health Press Release

    Familiar Favorites Round Out Seafoods Top 10

    October 31, 2014 Washington, DC A slight uptick on overall seafood consumption can be seen in the Commerce Departments latest data, used to calculate the National Fisheries Institutes (NFI) annual To...

  • 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...