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Apr 19, 2005, 01:00 ET Seafood Industry Leader Available on New Food Guidance System

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- National Fisheries Institute (NFI) President John Connelly is available today and throughout the week to...


Apr 19, 2005, 01:00 ET New Food Pyramid Reinforces Value of Fish in a Healthy Diet

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute applauded today's release of the federal government's new Dietary Guidance...


Mar 15, 2005, 00:00 ET Seafood Remains Essential Part of Healthy Lifestyle

WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and its members reminded Americans today that seafood remains an...


Jan 05, 2005, 00:00 ET National Fisheries Institute Announces Seafood Community Fund to Aid Tsunami Victims

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) announced today that it has created a fund for the seafood community to...


Apr 22, 2004, 01:00 ET NFI: Farmed Shrimp is Safe; Meets Same High Safety Standards as Wild-Caught Shrimp

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- National Fisheries Institute (NFI) President John Connelly stated today that the safety of shrimp consumed...


Mar 22, 2002, 00:00 ET Court Supports U.S., WTO in Turtle Dispute

ARLINGTON, Va., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- After a decade of litigation, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed an...


Jan 16, 2001, 00:00 ET NFI: American Women Don't Eat Enough Fish to Prevent Stroke

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of a recent study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, women in...


Jan 12, 2001, 00:00 ET Seafood Industry Asks for Justification of FDA Mercury Warning

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- National Fisheries Institute, the nation's largest group of commercial seafood producers and processors,...


Jul 11, 2000, 01:00 ET NFI Supports Dietary Advice on Mercury

ARLINGTON, Va., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute continues to support its previous dietary advice to limit methylmercury...


Jul 30, 1999, 01:00 ET NFI Secures Tax Breaks for Fishermen

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) today won approval of two amendments to the Senate Tax bill to...


Jan 20, 1998, 00:00 ET National Fisheries Institute Denounces Animal Rights Activist Campaign Against Seafood Consumers

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) announced its opposition to a new campaign by animal rights...


Dec 09, 1997, 00:00 ET NFI: U.S. Seafood Industry Ready for New Inspection Program

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a few days before the official implementation date of a new seafood inspection program, the U.S....


Sep 25, 1997, 01:00 ET Seafood Industry Urges Federal Study on Pfiesteria's Effect on Seafood

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing an unwarranted food scare, the National Fisheries Institute asked Congress Thursday for a federal...


Sep 24, 1997, 01:00 ET NFI Supports New Ocean Policy

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute strongly endorses legislation introduced Sept. 24 by Sen. Ernest...


Sep 19, 1997, 01:00 ET Fish Pfiesteria Creates Unwarranted Fears; Seafood Industry Asks Governors to Calm Consumers' Concerns

ARLINGTON, Va. /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute today asked the governors of six Mid-Atlantic states to assure a jittery public...


Aug 01, 1997, 01:00 ET NFI: Americans Still Enjoying Seafood in 1996

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. seafood eaters maintained a relatively constant consumption pattern in 1996, averaging one seafood...


Jun 24, 1997, 01:00 ET Shrimp Fishermen Ask Government for `Common Sense' Sea Turtle Protection

ARLINGTON, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Texas shrimp season less than one month away, the National Fisheries Institute's (NFI) Shrimp...


Jun 05, 1997, 01:00 ET FDA Approves the Use of Refined Fish Oil in Foods; Consumers Will Reap Oil's Healthful Benefits

ARLINGTON, Va., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- After 20 years of research and scientific review, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved...


May 16, 1997, 01:00 ET Scientific Report Shows New Jersey Menhaden Stocks are Healthy and Properly Managed, Contrary to Claims by N.J. Recreational Fishermen

ARLINGTON, Va., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A report prepared by the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) using scientific documentation from a variety...