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Poll Finds 83% of Americans Support New Seafood Traceability Requirements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2016 Contacts: Dustin Cranor, 202.341.2267, 954.348.1314 (cell) or dcranor@oceana.org Amelia Vorpahl, 202.467.1968, 202.476.0632 (cell) or avorpahl@oceana.org Poll Finds 83% of Americans Support New Seafood Traceability Requirements Obama Administration Expected to Issue Final Rule to Address Seafood Fraud WASHINGTON – Today, Oceana released a poll http://usa.oceana.org/poll-finds-83-americans-support-new-seafood-traceability-requirements revealing that 83 percent of [...]Poll Finds 83% of Americans Support New Seafood Traceability Requirements read more ...

 

Poor August for Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Landings

Yesterday, NOAA released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for August 2016.  The 14.2 million pounds of shrimp landed in the Gulf of Mexico last month were the lowest reported for the month of August since 2010.  Overall, shrimp landings in the Gulf were nearly 22% below the prior fourteen-year historical average (18.2 [...]Poor August for Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Landings read more ...

 

SAFETY ALERT – INFLATABLE LIFE JACKETS

United States Coast Guard Headquarters Inspections and Compliance Directorate Washington, DC Safety Alert 13-16 September 12, 2016 WE’RE NOT INFLATING THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS MESSAGE CHECK FOR PROBLEMS BEFORE YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT! This safety alert reminds all inflatable life jacket users of the importance of performing periodic maintenance on their equipment. Instances of [...]SAFETY ALERT – INFLATABLE LIFE JACKETS read more ...

 

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