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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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July 17, 2017