“Pacific to Plate” bill announced to boost coastal fish markets

San Diego Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins has announced that she will introduce legislation, “Pacific to Plate,” to clarify and streamline state laws to make it easier for, and other fish markets like it, to grow and thrive. The proposed state legislation would allow Fisherman’s Markets to operate as food facilities and would allow fresh fish to be cleaned for direct sale at Fisherman’s Markets. It would also let commercial fishermen organize under a single permit, just like Certified Farmers’ Markets. Read the rest here 08:25