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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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Alaska fishing communities feared COVID-19 contagion from industry. It hasn’t shown up. Alaska Public Media by Nathaniel Herz - July 21, 2020 As this year’s summer fishing season approached, local leaders across Alaska issued dire warnings about the thousands of plant workers and fishermen headed to their communities. https://www.alaskapublic.org/2020/07/21/alaska-fishing-communities-feared-covid-19-contagion-from-industry-it-hasnt-shown-up/ Seafood, Alaska’s top export, is omitted from federal trade data Anchorage Daily News by Laine Welch - July 21, 2020 Most Alaskans are surprised to learn that seafood is by far Alaska’s top export, the source of the state’s largest manufacturing base and its No. 1 private employer. https://www.adn.com/business-economy/2020/07/21/seafood-alaskas-top-export-is-omitted-from-federal-trade-data/ GAPP: Positioning pollock as value item could be key post-COVID-19 Seafood Source by Ben Fisher - July 21, 2020 As the number of nations that have been able to successfully manage the COVID-19 pandemic increases, positioning seafood items like pollock as a value proposition will become increasingly important, according to the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP). https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/foodservice-retail/positioning-pollock-as-value-item-could-be-key-post-covid-19 Labeling and Marketing Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: Marketing Update ASMI - July 2020 A Note from the Executive Director, Information for Alaska’s Seafood Industry on COVID-19, Seafood Trade Task Force Seeks Industry Input to Develop Trade Strategy, Certified Seafood Collaborative Takes Ownership of RFM Certification Program... https://myemail.constantcontact.com/ASMI-Update-July-2020--COVID-19-Resource-Page--Certified-Seafood-Collaborative-Takes-Over-RFM--Digital-PR-Efforts--Japan-Recipe-.html?soid=1101064654189&aid=Z6c2NhK-Ma8

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