Thursday, September 3, 2020

September 3, 2020

 

National

FDA and OSHA publish COVID-19 food safety checklist, with additional information for seafood processors
Seafood Source by Madelyn Kearns - September 2, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), has released a food safety checklist for human and animal food operations to heed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/food-safety-health/fda-and-osha-introduce-covid-19-food-safety-checklist-for-food-operations-with-sector-specific-information-for-seafood-processors

Trump eyes aquaculture boom, but environmentalists dig in
AP News by Patrick Whittle - August 31, 2020
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump wants to dramatically expand aquaculture production in the United States, but a coalition of environmentalists believes his plan would be bad for the oceans, unnecessary for food security and difficult to implement.
https://apnews.com/ed53d27e8372aaf3c67accbe0a4973b9


FYI’s
Alaska Board of Fisheries special meeting set for Sept. 16
Cordova Times - September 2, 2020
Alaska Board of Fisheries members will hold a teleconference on Sept. 16 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. to consider their 2020/2021 regulatory meeting schedule in light of the global novel coronavirus pandemic.
https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2020/09/02/alaska-board-of-fisheries-special-meeting-set-for-sept-16/

 

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