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USDA Supports U.S. Seafood Industry Impacted by Retaliatory Tariffs

(Washington, D.C., September 9, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide approximately $530 million to support the U.S. seafood industry and fishermen impacted by retaliatory tariffs from foreign governments. The funding will be provided through the Seafood Trade…
bubmag
September 9, 2020
Food Industry

Maine’s seafood industry in line for CARES Act relief

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s seafood industry could get a $20 million boost this fall through funds made available under the federal CARES Act.Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher said state and federal officials are nearing final agreement on exactly how to allocate the funds. Maine Public reports that individual fishing…
bubmag
September 7, 2020
Food Industry

Slim voters can help rectify mistakes made in GE14

TANJUNG MALIM: Voters in the Slim state by-election to be held on Aug 29 will have the opportunity to rectify mistakes in choosing Pakatan Harapan (PH) to dominate Putrajaya in the 14th General Election (GE14) in 2018. Kelantan PAS secretary Datuk Che Abdullah Mat Nawi said that by giving a…
bubmag
August 20, 2020
Food Industry

43. A Tale of Two Spams

Crystal Cox, Business Insider In Hawaii, Spam is served at grandma's house and in high-end restaurants. It's beloved. But in the continental U.S., the canned pork product is often the punchline of jokes. Why does Spam have such different meanings in different places? The answer involves World War II, Monty…
bubmag
August 13, 2020
Food Industry

Public Sinks Its Teeth Into New Dietary Guidelines

Private citizens and food industry representatives called on federal officials not to adhere too closely to new recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), which will help shape the 2020-2025 dietary guidelines. During a public comment session on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of…
bubmag
August 12, 2020
Food Industry

v2food makes supermarket debut in Drakes

v2food launched in Drakes Tue 4 August 2020 - 11:26 pm NewsBy Loren Webb Australian plant-based meat startup v2food today announced its long-awaited supermarket debut. v2food is a new, innovative Australian company committed to making delicious food that is good for the planet. Developed with over 100 years of CSIRO…
bubmag
August 4, 2020