Tag Archives: Imported seafood

Outer Banks Catch pulls out of Seafood Fest – the public is being misled

Citing concerns over the lack of local seafood served at the Outer Banks Seafood Festival, Outer Banks Catch (OBC) has chosen not to participate in this year’s event, scheduled for Oct. 15. A letter from OBC Executive Director Sandy Semans Ross stated that, “This action is not being taken lightly,” adding that the event’s advertising has “indicated that local seafood is the fare of the day at the event. Most of it is not; the public is being misled.” “The biggest point of contention…was the fact that the seafood festival doesn’t serve one hundred percent locally caught seafood,, Read the rest here 13:34

Video: Has America lost control of its seafood?

Despite having some of the longest coastlines of any country in the world, the United States imports 90% of the fish and seafood it eats.  Watch the video here 10:36

5 reasons why slaves still catch your seafood

BANGKOK — Seafaring slave ships didn’t vanish in the 19th century. They still persist. And there’s a good chance they’re catching your dinner.  Heads up: reason #5 is your fault.  Read more here  10:03

Imported seafood? Will North Carolina’s commercial fishermen benefit?

Gov. Pat McCrory and N.C. Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker are tone deaf. They took great pleasure in announcing in a press release Friday that RC Creations LLC, a seafood processing company, would establish a facility in Pender County to import fresh and frozen seafood from around the world (read foreign seafood from Southeast Asia) to create ready-to-eat packaged seafood products that it will ship domestically and internationally. [email protected]  16:00