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A fair Brexit deal? Don’t count on it

The UK is running out of time in the Brexit negotiations and a deal by March 2019 seems increasingly unlikely. In the seafood sphere, processors, fishermen and consumers will be the ones to suffer most.


The cowardly way to sell salmon

AquaBounty sold its first batch of GM salmon but won't say to whom. And the wholesale buyers of the fish are hiding their identities as well, as are those who sold the fish to consumers. That's just cowardly.


Let's talk plastics

The seafood industry depends on the world's oceans. There's just one huge issue that might sabotage it all. 


The mirage of the MSC

In a recent column, I left out the folks who have done the heavy lifting of fisheries sustainability for the past 20 years.


Is it time for NFI to say bye-bye to Bumble Bee?

With its admission of price fixing, Bumble Bee violated a pledge all NFI members sign agreeing to work to stamp out seafood fraud. Should the tuna firm be kicked out of the group? And what about the future of NFI's Tuna Council, which is implicated in the price fixing case?

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