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Ryan Pearce, Son of Gulf Seafood Stalwart Harlon Pearce, Dies Unexpectedly


Ryan Pearce, Son of Gulf Seafood Stalwart Harlon Pearce, Dies Unexpectedly

Ryan Pearce, son of Gulf seafood stalwart Harlon Pearce, died unexpectedly in his sleep in Austin, Texas on January 24th.

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Gulf Seafood Institute’s President Harlon Pearce Appointed to NOAA’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee


Gulf Seafood Institute’s President Harlon Pearce Appointed to NOAA’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has appointed Gulf Seafood Institute’s President Harlon Pearce, along with three other new advisors, to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee.

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GSI Members Join Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council


GSI Members Join Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council

Two Louisiana Gulf Seafood Institute board members have been appointed to the Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council which each year reviews the organizations selected activities and provides counsel regarding program focus, development and operations.

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NOAA Proposes Modifications to Federally Permitted Seafood Dealer Reporting


NOAA Proposes Modifications to Federally Permitted Seafood Dealer Reporting

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association has proposed changing the federally permitted seafood dealers reporting requirements for the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic regions.

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GSI Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Role of Certification in Sustainable Fishing


GSI Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Role of Certification in Sustainable Fishing

A strong voice for the Gulf seafood communities in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida has presented written testimony to the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard on the topic of third-party sustainability certification of U.S. seafood, as well as its impact on the seafood community, consumers and the marketplace.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Responds To Seafood Safety Concerns During Government Shutdown


Gulf Seafood Institute Responds To Seafood Safety Concerns During Government Shutdown

As the government shutdown continues, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors responsible for the safety of the consumer’s food, including seafood, have been furloughed. According to Harlon Pearce of the Gulf Seafood Institute, Baur should not worry about the safety of seafood coming from Gulf of Mexico during the shutdown.

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Ewell Smith Resigns from Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board


Ewell Smith Resigns from Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board

In a letter to Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board chairman Chef John Folse, Ewell Smith has announced his resignation as the executive director of the state’s seafood organization after serving in that capacity for more than 13 years.

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A Delicious Break for Louisiana’s Wild-Caught Catfish


A Delicious Break for Louisiana’s Wild-Caught Catfish

Some downbeat numbers add up to a delicious break for Louisiana’s wild-caught catfish. U.S. farm-raised catfish sales in 2012 were down 20 percent from 2011 . In Louisiana, sales by catfish farmers were down 56 percent in 2011

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