• Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Crab Council Announces Interim Chairman

    October 17, 2013 Washington, DC Brendan Sweeny, Vice President of Operations for Handy International Inc, will serve as the NFI Crab Councils Interim Chairman. Sweeny is a veteran of the Crab Council...

  • Press Release

    NFI President Testifies Before Congress on Seafood Procurement

    September 24, 2013 Washington, DC Testifying before the Senate Commerce Committees subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard, National Fisheries Institute (NFI) President John Con...

  • Press Release

    Trade Commission Throws Out Shrimp Case

    September 20, 2013 Washington, DC The International Trade Commission has ruled against imposing duties on shrimp imported from Thailand, Indonesia, China, Ecuador, India, Vietnam, and Malaysia in a d...

  • Consumer Protection Press Release

    NFI, NRA Fight Seafood Fraud & Menu Mislabeling

    September 23, 2013 Washington, DC The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and the National Restaurant Association (NRA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) as part of an effort to join for...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Posts 100th Video

    August 20, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC The countrys largest seafood trade association is also one of the most prolific when it comes to cranking out new media products, launching its 100th video. NFI average...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    Philippines Government Approves Crab Management Plan

    July 15, 2013 Washington, D.C. The Philippines Department of Agriculture, Department of Interior and Local Governments have announced approval of a Joint Administrative Order (JAO) regarding the conse...

  • Health Press Release

    SIRF Board Announces New Member

    June 6, 2013- McLean, VA- The Seafood Industry Research Fund (SIRF) has announced that Mary Larkin, of Diversified Business Communications, has been named to its Board of Directors. Ms. Larkin is Grou...

  • Health Press Release

    SIRF Board Announces Mike Voisin Memorial Fund

    May 29, 2013- McLean, VA-The Seafood Industry Research Fund (SIRF) Board of Directors has announced the establishment of a new fund commemorating the late Mike Voisin, owner of Motivatit Seafoods, Inc...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the House Agriculture Committees Vote to Repeal the USDA Catfish Inspection Program

    WASHINGTON, DC May 16, 2013 NFI congratulates the House Agriculture Committee on passage of a 2013 Farm Bill. To move such a complex piece of legislation, balancing investments that support American ...

  • Health Press Release

    New Microsite Exposes Faces Behind Myths About Fish & Mercury

    May 6, 2013 Washington, DC Fed up with environmental and eco-lifestyle activists issuing phony warnings about eating fish, the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) launched a new microsite to correct ...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the passing of William (Bill) Shinbane

    WASHINGTON, DC April 25, 2013 Bill Shinbane loved his family, his employees and the seafood community. He saw potential in innovation, products and people. He used that vision to turn a small fish wh...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Announces Clam Committee Partnership with the National Science Foundation

    April 17, 2013 Washington, DC The National Fisheries Institutes Clam Committee has announced a sustainability partnership with the National Science Foundation. As part of the partnership the Foundati...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    10 Questions Reporters Should Ask Greenpeace

    April 15, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC Reporters tempted to turn a quick story out of an impending Greenpeace press release about American retailers seafood sustainability practices are challenged to actuall...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the passing of Murry Berger

    WASHINGTON, DC April 9, 2013 Convention tells us that to be considered a pioneer you need only be among the first to engage in any one pursuit. On a day when we mourn the passing of Murry Berger the ...

  • Press Release

    NFI Members Report Success at Boston Seafood Show

    March 13, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC Companies who exhibited on the floor of the International Boston Seafood Show say 2013 was a success.Weve probably had the best show weve had in a long time, said Alan ...