Tag: National Fisheries Institute

Seven Seafood Organizations Support Federal Management of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico


WASHINGTON, D.C. — As policy discussions ramp up in Washington over the management of the Gulf of Mexico’s iconic American Red Snapper, seven organizations are urging legislators to leave resource decisions in the hands of Federal agencies, not state commissions. In a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Interior, […]

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New Kid on the Block: Sysco Corporation Joins GSI as Founding Member


New Kid on the Block: Sysco Corporation Joins GSI as Founding Member

The Gulf Seafood Institute has added Sysco Corporation to its list of founding members, providing additional support to the organization’s goals of harvesting and distributing the highest-quality and most-sustainable seafood catch from the Gulf of Mexico for the benefit of all consumers.

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GSI Leads Support Preserving Access to Gulf Red Snapper for All Americans


GSI Leads Support Preserving Access to Gulf Red Snapper for All Americans

Members of the Gulf Seafood Institute (GSI) have joined representatives from across the national seafood supply chain to continue educating key Members of Congress on the importance of preserving federal management of the commercial and charter-for-hire red snapper fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico.

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GSI’s Frank Randol Testifies on Capitol Hill on H-2B Legislation


GSI’s Frank Randol Testifies on Capitol Hill on H-2B Legislation

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee under the chair of David Vitter of Louisiana recently met to questioned seafood regulators and industry experts, including Gulf Seafood Institute’s Frank Randol, on how federal labor and safety laws are impacting small businesses within the seafood industry.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Julie Packard has Saltwater in Her Blood


Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Julie Packard has Saltwater in Her Blood

Julie Packard may have been born with a silver spoon in her mouth, but saltwater is in her blood. As the executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium she has become an acknowledged leader among aquariums worldwide and for redefining the aquarium’s role as a force for conservation.

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New GSI Executive Director Margaret Henderson, An Influential Voice For The Gulf


New GSI Executive Director Margaret Henderson, An Influential Voice For The Gulf

The Gulf of Mexico seafood community is gaining Margaret Henderson, one of the strongest seafood legislative advocates on Capitol Hill, as the new voice for the Gulf as the Executive Director of GSI.

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Great American Seafood Cook-0ff Expands to Cover Gulf; GSI Partners with Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Restaurant Association and Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition


Great American Seafood Cook-0ff Expands to Cover Gulf; GSI Partners with Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Restaurant Association and Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition

The Great American Seafood Cook-Off expands to begin a new chapter under the leadership of four Gulf seafood institutions.

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Seafood Consumption in U.S. Drops 4% as Prices Rise


Seafood Consumption in U.S. Drops 4% as Prices Rise

Since the economic collapse of 2008, seafood consumption in the United States has continued a seven-year decline according to recently released data from a seafood industry trade association.

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