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 taste for one of America’s favorite sandwich ingredients, according to criminal and civil court records updated this week. A typical can of tuna today costs about $1.50 and the U.S. Department of Justice says that price may be the result of price fixing by Thai, South Korean and U.S. seafood dealers… Read more (seattletimes.com)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Today, NOAA Fisheries announced the release of two new reports: the Annual Report to Congress on the Status of U.S. Fisheries and the 2015 Fisheries Economics of the United States Report. These reports highlight the continued rebuilding and recovery of U.S. fisheries and the broad economic impact of commercial and recreational fisheries on the U.S. economy.
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Update on the latest tuna guidance from Greenpeace USA
American Tuna, IPNLF Member
Greenpeace USA recently released their canned tuna guides, comparing 20 well-known brands that can be found in stores nationwide, based on how sustainable, ethical and fair their tuna products are. Coming up trumps were brands selling pole-and-line caught tuna products, including IPNLF Member American Tuna….
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