Seafood

Opposition to H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act

Opposition to H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act

Chairman Hastings and Ranking Member DeFazio, Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of Representative – In Opposition to H.R. 3099, the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act December 11, 2013 The Honorable Doc HastingsChairmanCommittee on Natural ResourcesU.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Peter DeFazioRanking MemberCommittee on Natural ResourcesU.S. House of Representatives […]

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Southeast Regional Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization

Southeast Regional Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization

Written Statement of the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard “Southeast Regional Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization” November 14, 2013 The Gulf Seafood Institute (GSI) is pleased to present the following written testimony on the reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, or MSA. As a voice for […]

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The Gulf Seafood Institute

The Gulf Seafood Institute

Harvesters and processors; distributors and retailers; chefs and restaurants; academia and environmental governmental and non-governmental organizations all have a unique stake in the Gulf’s environment and the sustainable seafood it produces. Harlon Pearce, the former chairman of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, help form the Gulf Seafood Institute, a board of seafood experts representing […]

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Gulf Seafood Institute Letter to House of Representatives and Senators in Support of S. 1521, the Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act

Gulf Seafood Institute Letter to House of Representatives and Senators in Support of S. 1521, the Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act

October 9, 2013 United States House of Representatives /United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Representative/Senator: I am writing today on behalf of the Gulf Seafood Institute (GSI) and as a representative of the Gulf of Mexico seafood community in support of S. 1521, the Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act, which prohibits federal agencies […]

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The Role of Certification in Rewarding Sustainable Fishing

The Role of Certification in Rewarding Sustainable Fishing

Written Statement of the Gulf Seafood Institute Before the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard “The Role of Certification in Rewarding Sustainable Fishing” September 24, 2013 The Gulf Seafood Institute is pleased to present the following written testimony on third-party sustainability certification of U.S. seafood and its impact on the seafood community, […]

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