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Food Track Tech: Swipe a Code, Meet Your Fisherman

FOOD/DRINK | By Patrick Whittle | May 26
A group of scientists and fishermen said the technology isn't about a gimmick so much as survival. They're developing a tool they say will allow consumers to learn the backstory of a piece of fish while standing in the supermarket with their smartphone.

Maine Fishing Ban Causes Increase of Canadian Imports

FOOD/DRINK | By Patrick Whittle | Apr 20
Canadian imports of crustaceans are turning up more in American restaurants and seafood markets since a ban on fishing for Maine shrimp dried up local sources.

U.S.-Raised Organic Seafood Coming Soon

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 18
After more than a decade of delays, the government is moving toward allowing the sale of U.S.-raised organic fish and shellfish. But don't expect it in the grocery store anytime soon.

Getting Trashed: New England Fisheries Offer Sustainable Seafood

Who you callin’ trashy? New England is embracing the phrase as chefs, scientists and commercial fisheries combine forces to offer sustainable seafood and educate diners on the impact of global warming.

Get Trashed: Sustainable Seafood’s Latest Trend

FOOD/DRINK | By Michele Kayal | Jun 15
"Trash fish" dining is catching on as chefs become more innovative in sourcing sustainable seafood.

A Peek Inside NYC’s New Fulton Fish Market

FOOD/DRINK | By Verena Dobnik | Apr 25
Think Wall Street trading is brutal? Head to the the South Bronx, where cutthroat deals are made in the dead of night on a massive concrete floor that embodies the nation’s largest fish market.

Fisheries Still Ravaged by Hurricane Sandy

FOOD/DRINK | By Wayne Parry | Jan 14
Hurricane Sandy did millions of dollars’ worth of damage to the fishing industry, but the National Flood insurance program recently passed by Congress does not include any assistance.

For Holiday Entertaining, Think Lobster Claws

For holiday entertaining, forget Santa Claus and instead, think lobster claws.

Food Label Frenzy

Want to avoid pesticides and antibiotics in your produce, meat, and dairy foods? Prefer to pay more to make sure farm animals were treated humanely, farmworkers got their lunch breaks, bees or birds were protected by the farmer?

Bluefin Tuna Conservation Measures Pay Off

Japan and Asian nations argued bluefin tuna should be left to quota-setting international fisheries bodies to bring the species back from the brink.Two years on, their strategy for rebuilding stocks of Atlantic Bluefin tuna appears to be working.

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