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Commentary: Criminal Defamation Case Against Prominent Labor Activist Starts in Thailand

This week in Thailand, the civil and criminal lawsuits brought by the Natural Fruit Co. Ltd., one of the country’s largest pineapple processors, against Andy Hall began.  These lawsuits carry the threat of both substantial time in prison and massive financial damages for the long-time advocate of humane treatment and acceptable working conditions for migrant [...]Commentary: Criminal Defamation Case Against Prominent Labor Activist Starts in Thailand read more ...


IUU Seafood Fraud Task Force

SSA Submits Recommendations to President’s Task Force on Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing On June 17, 2014, the White House released a Presidential Memorandum entitled ”Establishing a Comprehensive Framework to Combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud.” Among other actions, the Memorandum established a Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated [...]IUU Seafood Fraud Task Force read more ...


July Gulf Landings Numbers

Last week NOAA released preliminary shrimp landing figures for the Gulf of Mexico for the month of July. NOAA does not release shrimp landings figures from the South Atlantic on a monthly basis, so no similar figures are available from the agency for the east coast of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.   [...]July Gulf Landings Numbers read more ...


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