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Aug 10, 2016, 16:50 ET NFI Launches Dish on Fish Blog and Social Channels, for Seafood Education Initiative

 As a key part of its new initiative to educate Americans about the benefits and enjoyment of eating seafood, the National Fisheries Institute...


Jan 07, 2016, 17:07 ET Updated 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Urge Americans to Eat Seafood at Least Twice Each Week

 The United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for...


Jun 10, 2014, 15:16 ET FDA Issues Draft Advice Encouraging Women to Eat More Fish During Pregnancy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released draft advice that strongly encourages...


Jan 31, 2011, 14:03 ET Updated Government Dietary Guidelines Include New Advice About Eating Seafood, Especially During Pregnancy

The United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released today, name...


Jun 03, 2010, 09:30 ET Dr. Oz Gets it Wrong on Fish and Mercury According to The National Fisheries Institute

The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is publicly challenging Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of the Dr. Oz Show, to correct a number of errors and...


Jul 17, 2008, 01:00 ET Coalition of Drs. Reassure Consumers About Tilapia

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to confusing reports, an international coalition of more than a dozen doctors spoke...


Jul 15, 2008, 01:00 ET Debate Over Omega-6s Confuses Consumers

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pair of articles focusing on the fats in fish from the July issue of the Journal of the...


Jan 23, 2008, 00:00 ET Errors, Inaccuracy Mar NYT Sushi Story

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a poorly-sourced, sensational article in this morning's New York Times, reporter Marian Burros...


Sep 05, 2007, 01:00 ET Eat Seafood, See Weight Loss: Recent Study Finds Another Reason to Eat Seafood for a Fit Lifestyle

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent news reports confirm that obesity rates continued to climb in over 30 states in 2006, so...


May 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Health Benefits of Fish: A Reference Guide from the Seafood Community

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multitude of studies and expert advice tout the health benefits associated with seafood...


Mar 12, 2007, 01:00 ET National Fisheries Institute and U.S. Tuna Foundation to Merge

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and U.S. Tuna Foundation (USTF) today announced the...


Feb 16, 2007, 00:00 ET Evidence Mounts: Seafood Essential to a Healthy Pregnancy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Research from the University of Bristol announced yesterday and set for publication in the peer-reviewed...


Jun 22, 2006, 01:00 ET Essential Research on Seafood and Health

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has prepared a bibliography of key research relating to seafood and...


Jun 20, 2006, 01:00 ET Government Report Shows U.S. Fisheries Operating Sustainably

WASHINGTON, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) welcomed news today that the vast majority of U.S. fisheries are...


Jul 19, 2005, 01:00 ET Seafood Community's Congressional Testimony Sheds Light on Health of Oyster Population

WASHINGTON, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the National Fisheries Institute testified before the House Committee on Resources today on the...


Apr 20, 2005, 01:00 ET NFI Applauds Workforce Visa Amendment

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) applauds the passage of legislation by the U.S. Senate that expands...


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,...