Alaska/Pacific Coast

Statewide commercial salmon harvest hits 48 M
Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman – July 14, 2017
Wild salmon harvests in Prince William Sound rose to nearly 8 million fish through July 11, more than double the 3.1 million fish delivered to processors in the Sound through July 4.
http://www.thecordovatimes.com/2017/07/14/statewide-commercial-salmon-harvest-hits-48-m/

Dutch Harbor herring quota set
Bristol Bay Times by Jim Paulin – July 14, 2017
The Dutch Harbor herring fishery was set to open this week, on Thursday, and maybe nothing disruptive will happen for a change, if the fish, whales, and Google all cooperate.
http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1728dutch_harbor_herring_quota_set

Pacific Seafood expands with crab in Warrenton
Plant being rebuilt after 2013 fire
The Daily Astorian – Katie Frankowicz – July 14, 2017
WARRENTON — When Pacific Coast Seafood reopens its plant in Warrenton, crab will be on the roster of seafood it processes.
http://www.dailyastorian.com/Local_News/20170714/pacific-seafood-expands-with-crab-in-warrenton

Politics

Panels approve slew of bills, cuts to climate research
E&E News by Kellie Lunney – July 14, 2017
The House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved nearly $5 billion for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in fiscal 2018, prioritizing funding for weather programs and fisheries management over climate research.
https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060057372

New bill introduced on labeling GE salmon
Murkowski: consumers need to know what they are purchasing
Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman – July 15, 2017
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has introduced new legislation mandating that genetically engineered salmon be so labeled.
http://www.thecordovatimes.com/2017/07/15/new-bill-introduced-labeling-ge-salmon/

Labeling and Marketing

3MMI – Foodservice Crystal Ball Outlook for Twice Frozen Pacific and Atlantic Cod Markets
TradexFoods – July 17, 2017
As production space begins to fill for fall and into the new year, it’s time to take a look at Food Service trends for twice frozen Atlantic and Pacific cod markets.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lb68v7oKlaY

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July 17, 2017