InstantLabs launches DNA-based Atlantic and Coho salmon SpeciesID test kits to combat seafood mislabeling

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 16, 2015 InstantLabs announced today the expansion of its SpeciesID product line by offering DNA-based tests for Atlantic and Coho salmon. InstantLabs SpeciesID™ tests provide accurate DNA verification in under two hours. The launch of the salmon test kits highlights InstantLabs’ efforts to meet market demand by expanding the affordable, ...

Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan to Deliver Keynote at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit

Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan to Deliver Keynote at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit
Portland, ME (PRWEB) January 07, 2015 Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, NOAA Administrator and Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, will be the keynote speaker at the 11th edition of the SeaWeb Seafood Summit, to be held 9-11 February at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The opening keynote presentation is set ...

Presidential Task Force Calls for Comments, Dialogue in Recommendations to Combat IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud

Presidential Task Force Calls for Comments, Dialogue in Recommendations to Combat IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud
Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Yesterday, the Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud released its recommendations and requested public comment within 30 days on how to most effectively implement these recommendations. IUU fishing is one of the most crucial global threats to the sustainable ...

Scientists Challenge Seafood Ecolabeling & Sustainability Standards

New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) November 06, 2014 Senior scientists and fishery managers from leading fishing nations concluded three days of talks on the status of fisheries and sustainability of seafood at the fourth annual Science and Sustainability Forum (SSF) which called for the re-evaluation of seafood ecolabelling guidelines that many say are being misapplied particularly ...