Stories tagged: seafood
Tue., May 16, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Feds and Walmart allege canned tuna prices fixed
Executives of the most popular tuna brands in the U.S. – Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist – conspired regularly to keep prices high for consumers with a …
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Researchers seek better ways to farm sablefish, a popular Pacific fish
At a federal marine research station near Seattle, scientists are studying sablefish genetics and investigating ways to make it easier and more efficient to commercially grow the fish.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Seattle-based seafood processor, EPA settle on Alaska clean air violations
A Seattle-based seafood processing company operating in Alaska will be assessed a $1.3 million civil penalty for violating clean air rules under a proposed settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 7:54 p.m.
U.S. issuing new rules to curb illegal fishing, seafood fraud
The Obama administration is issuing new rules it says will crack down on illegal fishing and seafood fraud by preventing unverifiable fish products from entering the U.S. market.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:39 a.m.
Crabbing halted from northern Oregon to California border
State agriculture officials in Oregon have shut down commercial and recreational crabbing in coastal waters from Tillamook Head along the northern coast to the California border because of high levels …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
European Union backs off banning North American lobster
Officials with the European Union said Friday that the 28-nation bloc is backing off a Swedish proposal to ban imports of American lobster into member countries.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Controversial seafood supplier buys $575 million stake in Red Lobster
Controversial seafood supplier Thai Union has bought a $575 million stake in Orlando-based Red Lobster, the companies announced Monday.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
European proposal to ban American lobsters to move forward
An arm of the European Union says there’s enough scientific evidence to move forward with a review of Sweden’s request to declare the American lobster an invasive species.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Seattle-based Icicle Seafoods to be bought by Cooke Aquaculture
One of the biggest players in East Coast salmon farming has announced plans to acquire one of the largest seafood processors in Alaska. Officials with Cooke Aquaculture said they have …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 4:40 p.m.
Williams Seafood, a Spokane institution since the 1940s, to close Saturday
Williams Seafood Market and Wines, a longtime seafood and gourmet foods store in the area, is closing Saturday.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
Maine seafood, buoyed by lobsters, broke value record in ‘15
Maine officials say the state’s lifeblood commercial fishing industry once again broke records for the value of marine species at the dock in 2015.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Obama bans imports of slave-made goods
President Barack Obama signed a bill Wednesday that includes a provision banning U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 11:13 p.m.
Christmas crab arrives, at much higher price
Fresh Dungeness crab is a Christmas feast tradition for many, but this year Northwest residents will pay a premium for the crustaceans – if they can find them at all. …
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
The Rail: Louisiana vs. Washington seafood on the line
NFL: When the New Orleans Saints play the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, there’s more on the line than just which team moves on in the playoffs. The Port of New …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2012
Anthony’s bid highest
The company that owns Anthony’s restaurant in downtown Spokane has submitted the highest bid to buy the city-owned building the restaurant occupies overlooking Spokane Falls. But some Spokane City Council …
Mon., June 4, 2012
Do Your Part: This summer, grill healthier meats, seafood
Summer is in full swing. School is winding down, and the barbecue grills are firing up. Before you put that burger, chicken, or seafood over the flame, ask yourself what …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2011
Fishing for fakes
SEATTLE – When a waiter at your favorite restaurant hands you the “fresh sheet” and you order dinner, do you know if you’re getting what you’re ordering? According to state …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2011
Dinner in Minutes: Seafood makes tasty stew
Seafood and San Francisco are a great combination. The Italian residents there paired the area’s abundant fresh seafood with tomatoes and basil to make cioppino, a light dish perfect for …
Sat., May 28, 2011, 5:39 p.m.
$400,000 worth of Seattle-bound crab disappears
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-bound truck and driver with a cargo of Russian king crab worth $400,000 have disappeared, and industry officials say it was part of a well-organized scam.
Wed., June 9, 2010
Mussels good for the body
Mussels may boost your mood as well as your heart. When cooked, mussels open up and reveal a morsel of sweet meat that ranks as a top food for omega-3 …
Wed., May 19, 2010
Northwest oyster farmers eye sea change
The oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico could turn into a boon for Puget Sound shellfish companies. Inquiries about Puget Sound oyster supplies have started to come in …
Tue., May 4, 2010
Seafood industry faces murky future after spill
NEW ORLEANS – As a giant oil slick lapped at southeastern Louisiana’s ecologically sensitive coast, chefs, restaurant owners and seafood dealers were certain it would squeeze the state’s $2.4 billion …
Wed., Aug. 6, 2008
The classic Clambake
NEWPORT, R.I. – Every corner of the United States seems to boast a meal that represents the people, history and flavor of the city or region. Philadelphia has its cheese …