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Shrimp season rolls on amid controversy over quota

posted on January 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - New England fishermen have been casting their nets in the cold Gulf of Maine waters since the northern shrimp season began Jan. 2, but their season could be cut short this winter if their catches are too... Full Story

Vegas Company Gambles on Desert Shrimp Farm

posted on July 29, 2011 at 6:42 PM

NORTH LAS VEGAS (AP) -- In an arid field of Joshua trees and desert brush 30 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, an isolated farm is raising thousands of recently hatched shrimp in salt-water tanks filled from a nearby well. Full Story

Market to Market (August 13, 2010)

posted on August 13, 2010 at 6:08 PM

Market to Market (August 13, 2010)
Full Program: Despite estimates of record U.S. crop production, strong demand supports commodity prices. Proponents call for increased investment in cellulosic ethanol to meet the 'billion gallon challenge'." Gulf Coast fishermen struggle to survive in the... Full Story

Gulf Seafood Industry Battles Oil and Public Perception

posted on August 13, 2010 at 3:08 PM

Gulf Seafood Industry Battles Oil and Public Perception
Alabama Attorney General Troy King filed suit this week against BP and other companies involved in the catastrophic spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Full Story

Holes in Federal Food Safety Net Allowed Untested Chinese Seafood into the U.S.

posted on August 10, 2007 at 8:08 PM

(AP) - At least 1 million pounds of suspect Chinese seafood landed on American store shelves and dinner plates despite a Food and Drug Administration order that the shipments first be screened for banned drugs or chemicals, an Associated Press... Full Story

Add Seafood to the List of Tainted Chinese Exports

posted on June 29, 2007 at 8:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Farmed seafood has now joined tires, toothpaste and toy trains on the list of tainted and defective products from China that could be hazardous to a person's health. Full Story

A Fish Called Wanda -- Or Should it be Wendell?

posted on September 8, 2006 at 8:09 PM

Abnormal "intersex" fish, with both male and female characteristics have been found in the Potomac river and its tributaries. Full Story

Eating Fish May Protect Eyesight

posted on July 14, 2006 at 8:07 PM

Two new studies give another reason to eat a diet rich in fish. Full Story

A Fish Tale

posted on June 27, 2003 at 8:06 PM

USDA researchers have developed a test to see if the presence of a certain protein, myosin, correlates with a trout's muscle growth. Muscle is what gives the fish its most tender, delicate flavor. Full Story

Lawsuit Over Salmon Color

posted on April 25, 2003 at 8:04 PM

A Seattle law firm is suing three grocery chains, contending the stores should tell shoppers the farm-raised salmon they're buying has been dyed pink. Full Story

Catfish for Kids

posted on April 19, 2002 at 8:04 PM

This isn't as fishy as it sounds. Full Story

Shrimp in Kentucky

posted on January 4, 2002 at 8:01 PM

Shrimp in Kentucky
Jennifer and David Marsh are part of the vanguard that are leading Kentucky farmers into a new era of aquaculture in the Bluegrass state. Full Story

Organic Growers Say No To Organic Fish Designation

posted on January 4, 2002 at 8:01 PM

Organic Growers Say No To Organic Fish Designation
Near the end of last year, the battle was joined again when attempts were made by the fishing industry to give, by Congressional fiat, fish caught in the wild the specialized organic moniker. Full Story

GMO Fish Raise Concern

posted on May 11, 2001 at 8:05 PM

Peter DeFazio: "What do we need these lunkers for?" The coalition of more than 60 groups that's petitioned the government includes consumers, environmentalists and commercial fishermen. Full Story

Crawfish Crackdown

posted on April 13, 2001 at 8:04 PM

In pursuit of the aquatic cockroach. Full Story
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