The Fisheye

What's Current in Seafood: The Industry Perspective

April 22, 2014
The Seafood Expo North America offers the unique opportunity to meet and mingle with people from every possible facet of the seafood industry. We decided to take advantage of this convergence of players to ask four simple questions about what the industry looks like from the inside. Here's what we heard.

Seafood Traceability: The Business Case for Better Data

April 9, 2014
Exposés of deception and abuse in food supply chains have become disturbingly routine. Seafood is no exception. We need to rebuild the systems and behaviors of the global interconnected brokers, corporations and governments that touch your food before it hits your plate. Pulling that off will require better data.
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The Midas Touch: Creating Golden Opportunities from Undervalued Fish

April 3, 2014
Talking trash on the docks is nothing new. But talking how to turn “trash fish”— fish that comes up in the net that is in less demand—into treasured bounty is a different story. And the idea offers hope for creating new markets that can benefit both fishers and fish.

The "IT" Thing in Seafood

March 20, 2014
Since the 1950s, the technology for catching, processing, and physically moving seafood across the globe has undergone a dramatic sophistication. However, as Sunday morning’s press conference organized by Norpac Industry revealed, the enormous activity enabled by those technological innovations has not been matched by high-tech information systems.

Human Rights and Seafood: Sustainability Means Ending Slavery, Too

March 20, 2014
Walking the floor of Seafood Expo North America, the fabulous displays of fish from around the world are pure eye candy for any seafood lover. What those colorful fillets don’t reveal, however, are the human rights abuses that currently mar the global seafood trade.

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