Stories tagged: seafood
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration found substantial levels of a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018
The White Pine Sash Co. of Spokane announced that it would be devoting itself entirely to war work.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018
Milford’s Fish House abruptly closed its doors Saturday, serving its last customers after nearly four decades in business. The Spokane seafood establishment announced it had closed in a statement on …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
New England shrimp will be unavailable to seafood consumers for at least another year as the fishery struggles with environmental changes, regulators decided on Wednesday.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
Americans buying salmon for dinner at Walmart or ALDI may inadvertently have subsidized the North Korean government as it builds its nuclear weapons program, an AP investigation has found.
Tue., May 16, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
Controversial seafood supplier Thai Union has bought a $575 million stake in Orlando-based Red Lobster, the companies announced Monday.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016
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
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
Williams Seafood Market and Wines, a longtime seafood and gourmet foods store in the area, is closing Saturday.
Fri., March 4, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 …