Archive for May, 2014

Fish Trax Marketplace Links Consumers to Gulf Fish and Fishermen


Fish Trax Marketplace Links Consumers to Gulf Fish and Fishermen

Telling the stories of the fishermen bringing Gulf seafood directly to the consumers plate is the goal of Fish Trax Marketplace, an online traceability program building a community of trust among all of the links of the seafood value chain—from fisherman to dealer to retailer to consumer.

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Sustainability and Traceability Key at Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainable Foods Institute


Sustainability and Traceability Key at Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainable Foods Institute

Sustainability and traceability, along with the effects of climate change and other environmental issues, are topics leading the conversation at the Sustainable Foods Institute at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Cooking for Solutions conference.

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New Orleans Food Truck Travels the Texas Trail Serving Louisiana Hospitality


New Orleans Food Truck Travels the Texas Trail Serving Louisiana  Hospitality

Bringing a food truck into a city known for great food trucks takes a lot of chutzpah, but if one city can pull it off it is definitely New Orleans.

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Serendipity Played Major Role in Seafood Career of GSI’s Bob Gill


Serendipity Played Major Role in Seafood Career of GSI’s Bob Gill

Serendipity has played a major role in Gulf Seafood Institute’s (GSI) board member Bob Gill’s life and career. His first attempt at forestry and wildlife management studies at the University of Maine ended in his second year when he decided to pack his bags and head to the Great Northwest to work on Mt. Hood for the U.S. Department of Forestry.

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Louisiana Chef’s Solution to Asian Carp Invasion – Eat Them!


Louisiana Chef’s Solution to Asian Carp Invasion – Eat Them!

Louisiana Chef Philippe Parola has had his eye on the Asian carp situation in Louisiana for several years, and he is not shy about expressing his worry and frustration over the slow bureaucracy of addressing what he sees as a serious threat to the ecosystem and the state’s multi-million dollar recreational and commercial fishing industry.

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Wood’s Fisheries is Unprecedented in Traceability and Sustainability Initiatives


Wood’s Fisheries is Unprecedented in Traceability and Sustainability Initiatives

Bringing origin and quality assurance in the shrimping industry to a whole new level, Florida’s Wood’s Fisheries raises the bar by promoting electronic traceability, sustainability and quality initiatives for all Gulf seafood.

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