Seafood

H2-B Letter

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Testimony of Frank B. Randol President, Randol, Inc Lafayette, Louisiana to the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee May 6, 2015

Testimony of Frank B. Randol President, Randol, Inc Lafayette, Louisiana to the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee May 6, 2015

Thank you Chairman Vitter, Ranking Member Shaheen, Senator Cardin and Members of the Committee for inviting me to testify about an extremely important program for the small business community, the GUEST WORKER PROGRAM referred to as the H-2B program. This program is vital for the survival of seafood processing small businesses especially in Louisiana and […]

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FDA Letter

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GSI Red Snapper letter 3-15

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Boustany Congressional Letter

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Bob Gill, Owner, Shrimp Landing, Crystal River, Florida  Representing the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs “H.R.3099, The Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013”

Bob Gill, Owner, Shrimp Landing, Crystal River, Florida Representing the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs “H.R.3099, The Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013”

Chairman Fleming, Ranking Member Sablan, and  Members of the Committee, my name is Bob Gill and I am pleased to be here to testify before you today on H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013. A Naval Academy graduate and Ocean Engineer, I am the owner of Shrimp Landing, a […]

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Written Statement of Harlon Pearce Owner, Harlon’s LA Fish, Kenner, Louisiana  Before the House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs “H.R.3099, The Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013”

Written Statement of Harlon Pearce Owner, Harlon’s LA Fish, Kenner, Louisiana Before the House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs “H.R.3099, The Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013”

Chairman Fleming, Ranking Member Sablan, and  Members of the Committee, my name is Harlon Pearce and I welcome the opportunity to speak with you today on the issue of recreational red snapper management in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as on H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013. I […]

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Letter to Senator Richard Shelby on Funding Priorities for the FY 15 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations Act

Letter to Senator Richard Shelby on Funding Priorities for the FY 15 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations Act

Senator Richard Shelby 304 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Shelby: As you prepare your funding priorities for the FY 15 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations Act, I encourage you to consider a plus-up in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) budget of $2 million to be used for an electronic data collection […]

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Jim Gossen, Gulf Seafood Institute Board Member, Testimony Before The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council – February 5, 2014

Jim Gossen, Gulf Seafood Institute Board Member, Testimony Before The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council – February 5, 2014

My name is Jim Gossen, and I have been in the restaurant, food manufacturing and seafood distribution business for more than 40 years. I am here to speak on behalf of the Gulf Seafood Institute, or GSI If you haven’t heard of us yet, you will in the near future.  GSI was formed in 2013 […]

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Written Statement of David Krebs President, Ariel Seafoods, Destin, Florida  Representing the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the House Natural Resources Committee “H.R.____ Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act” – February 4, 2014

Written Statement of David Krebs President, Ariel Seafoods, Destin, Florida Representing the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the House Natural Resources Committee “H.R.____ Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act” – February 4, 2014

Chairman Hastings, Ranking Member DeFazio, and  Members of the Committee, my name is David Krebs and I am pleased to be here to testify before you today on the Committee’s draft reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). I am a lifelong commercial fisherman and owner of Ariel Seafoods based in […]

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