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  • Advocacy Press Release

    Shrimp Continues Its Reign On Top 10 List

    February 24, 2020 – Washington, DC – American consumers ate 16.1 pounds of seafood per capita in 2018; up from 16.0 pounds, a smaller increase than 2017’s monster 1.1 pound jump. Americans are e...

  • Health Blog

    Janelle Monáe Mercury Poisoning: Not From Seafood

    Janelle Monáe Mercury Poison: Janelle Monáe Joins the Dubious List of Amateur Celebrity Doctors Dispensing Advice That’s Bad for Your Health Janelle Monáe is a talented actress and musician. But...

  • Health Blog

    Consumer Reports Fuels Misinformation about Mercury in Seafood

    We thought Groundhog Day came and went, but this week Consumer Reports – the group most known for reviewing electronics and appliances – is fueling misinformation about the healthfulness and safet...

  • Advocacy Video Blog

    A Historical Look at NFI’s Formation

    NFI was incorporated in 1945, making 2020 its 75th anniversary. Learn how the nation’s largest commercial seafood trade association got its start in the post-WW2 era. #NFI75 ...

  • NFI Statement on the Passing of Don Riffle

    January 25, 2020 McLean, VA— Don Riffle was a well-respected member of the seafood community. From Buhl, Idaho to Salisbury, Maryland with customers in every state in between, he brought 40 years of...

  • The National Fisheries Institute Announces 75th Anniversary

    January 6, 2020 –– McLean, VA –– 2020 marks 75 years since the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) was incorporated. As the nation’s largest commercial seafood trade association, its focus...

  • NFI Statement on the passing of Alex Ko

    WASHINGTON, DC December 23, 2019 — Alex Ko’s leadership at Grobest North America helped ensure the family company remained a valued global pioneer in feeds and a technological leader that brought ...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Greenpeace Report Just Fundraising Clutter

    The always-effective combination of hyperbole from Greenpeace and laziness by journalists is percolating through the media with myriad stories about Greenpeace’s new report Ghost Gear: The Abandoned...

  • Health Blog

    Consumer Reports Inches Closer To Accuracy

    Consumer Reports is out with its new Guide to Healthy Seafood Choices and the magazine, better known for ranking speakers and lawn mowers, actually stumbles onto some good advice. Please keep in mi...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Lab Grown Reporting: The Future of Fish or the Land of Make-Believe

    Los Angeles is called Tinsel Town because of the glitz, glamour, sizzle and style created by the hyperbole machine that is the movie business. It’s an industry that literally thrives on the magnific...