Tagged Oceana

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 31

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, Martha Coakley sues NMFS to raise catch limits; Oceana sues to increase observer coverage; Maine’s elver season ends; Vice Magazine interviews Carlos Rafael; Maine lawmakers consider a bill to eliminate penalties for groundfish boats catching lobster; NOAA develops an updated market news website. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Monday, December 12

This week in the news: disagreement over the decision to appeal the judge’s ruling in the Amendment 16 case, the Nature Conservancy buys a groundfish permit in Maine, support for catch shares in the Gulf of Mexico, locally sourced meats and seafood will be big in 2012, and the need to keep the Magnuson-Stevens Act strong. … More Info »

Seafood fraud is bad news, but there are good (and delicious) ways to avoid it

Last week, Oceana released a report on seafood fraud, which occurs when seafood labeling is misleading or outright fraudulent, thus preventing consumers from knowing exactly where and how their fish was caught. The report found that seafood might be mislabeled … More Info »