US scallop quota now expected to be stable

Quota for Atlantic sea scallop 2014 season is likely to be line with last year’s, says council coordinator, dispelling fears that catches could be in for second consecutive cut

NGO accuses Joe’s Crab Shack of producing food ‘swimming in artificial trans fat’

Entrees at Joe’s Crab Shack are swimming in artificial trans fat, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest

Ocea, Bremnes Seashore team up for thermal, green sea-lice solution

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Salmon farmer will apply Ocea’s thermal and medication-free delousing solution, which Ocea says is already successfully used in Chile, in Norway (more…)

Double-frozen cod, Alaska pollock imports to US rise in early 2014

US imports of Alaska pollock and cod from China were up by 25% or more in the first two months of the year, while imports of cod from Russia plummeted to almost nothing

Surimi buyers come in early for US whiting as tropical shortage continues

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Surimi buyers make early deals on Pacific whiting from US catchers, with demand for hake and pollock strong in Asia, EU and US, on shortage of tropical raw material (more…)

Chicken of the Sea names brand icon mermaid: Catalina

After seafood fans submitted more than 49,000 entries in a nationwide $10,000-prize contest to christen the brand’s icon, the company announced one name floated to the top

Invermar lone exception as Chile salmon producers rack up losses for 2013

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With a gain of $7.2m, Invermar stood out from its peers in 2013 as Australis Seafoods, Multiexport Foods, Aquachile, Blumar Seafoods and Camanchaca all ended the year in the red, albeit showing a big recovery from 2012 (more…)