President Donald Trump escalated the trade war between the United States and China this weekend when he announced his intention to raise a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of goods to 25 percent on Friday, May 10.
The bill would provide up to $5 million in grants annually for the next 10 years to develop technology that would reduce the mortality rates for the species.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a new strategy in how it plans to monitor and inspect food imports.
The U.S. Coast Guard has signed off on a Jones Act waiver for America’s Finest, ending a nearly two-year ordeal regarding the ship due to the amount of foreign processed steel used in its construction.
Later today, November 14, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on the reauthorization act for the Coast Guard. Officials told SeafoodSource the bill contains a provision granting the company a Jones Act waiver for America’s Finest
A ruling in a Louisiana federal court earlier this week could have major implications for how the United States regulates aquaculture in federal waters.
Members of the U.S. Senate got their first chance to look at the latest attempt to merge NMFS with the Fish and Wildlife Service
The deal reached on Monday, Jan. 22 to end the government shutdown may have set up the stage for another one in less than a month.
Last week, NOAA officials approved in large part a series of recommended changes within the New England Fishery Management Council’s jurisdiction.
According to fisheries scientist Ray Hilborn, the main threats to the American fish stock are more tied to pollution concerns, rather than overfishing.