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Mar
27
2015

Asian Seafood Producers Use Slaves and Coerced Labor to Supply U.S.

Worker abuse, including slavery and coerced labor, is a continuing problem in Asian seafood production, according to a recent Associated Press investigation that mirrors findings of the U.S. Department of State’s 2014 report on Human Trafficking.

Feb
11
2015

Pangasius Producers Sacrifice Quality to Keep Prices Low

Jan
15
2015

Chinese Regulator Calls Food and Drug Safety “Grim”

Food and drug safety in China is “grim” and requires stronger oversight, China’s Food and Drug Administration recently said, according to the Reuters News Service.

Nov
26
2014

Happy Thanksgiving from The Catfish Institute!

On behalf of the U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish industry, we would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

Oct
31
2014

There’s an app for that

Yes, indeed! The Catfish Institute has launched a new smartphone app that allows catfish lovers to explore recipes, watch cooking videos and learn more about the U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish industry — all in the palm of the hand.

Oct
16
2014

Catfish Industry Launches New Television Campaign

This weekend, the U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish industry will launch a new television advertising campaign aimed at raising awareness among Southern catfish eaters.

Oct
10
2014

Brazil Halts Vietnamese Pangasius Imports Due to Sanitary Problems

Brazil has halted pangasius imports from Vietnam due to sanitary
concerns (such as bacterial contaminants and pesticides) and worries about diseased
fish.

Sep
26
2014

Eating Fish May Prevent Hearing Loss in Women

Eating two servings of fish each week may prevent hearing
loss in women, according to new research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)
in Boston.

Sep
3
2014

Avoid Chicken and Tilapia From China

“I would not eat food from China,” said Michael Doyle, Professor
of Microbiology at the University of Georgia and a food safety advisor to the FDA
and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Aug
21
2014

Traceability is One Key to Safe Seafood

Twenty-two percent of the world’s seafood is mislabeled, according to Oceana, the largest organization focused on protecting oceans and seafood safety. These findings of a new global study are consistent with surveys that find between 25 and 50 percent of seafood sold by U.S. retailers is mislabeled.

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