SeaFood Business

MAR 2014

SeaFood Business is the global trusted authority for seafood buyers and sellers. We are the seafood industry's leading trade magazine with more than 30 years of experience. Our coverage is based on the "business" of buying and selling seafood.

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Join us... Inside This Issue 4 SeaFood Business March 2014 SFB Staff and Contributors n SeaFood Business Senior Editor James Wright joined the editorial staff in 2005 and has since written nearly 50 Top Stories on topics like economic fraud, bluefn tuna, protein competition, sustainability and country-of-origin labeling. He also conducts the monthly NetWorking interview, which appears on the back page of every issue. Jamie lives in South Portland, Maine. For this month's Top Story, he explored what the new federal government initiative to curtail antibiotic use in food animals could mean for the seafood industry. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearly has its focus on cattle, chicken and hog production, but its mandates include farmed seafood as well," says Wright. "If veterinary drug use is a concern for your business or your customers, ask your suppliers about how your fsh is produced." n Christine Blank, who writes our monthly retail feature, What's in Store, has been covering the seafood industry for SeaFood Business and SeafoodSource.com for several years, and the retail and restaurant industries for more than 15 years. She resides in Lake Mary, Fla., where she loves to walk, bike and eat seafood — especially lobster and snow crab. n SeafoodSource.com Online Editor Sean Murphy's writing and editing career spans nearly 15 years in a variety of markets, from small-town newspapers to big-city dailies to business press. Sean joined the staff in 2012. Go online to receive FREE News at or email editor@seafoodsource.com SEAFOOD BUSINESS (ISSN 0889 3217), March 2014, Vol. 33, No. 3, is published monthly by Diversifed Business Communications of 121 Free St., Portland, ME 04101; P.O. Box 7438, Portland, ME 04112-7438. SUBSCRIPTIONS: In the United States, $57 per year. In Canada, $69 per year. In all other countries, $99 per year, air mail only. For subscription information, call (978) 671-0444. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, Maine, and at additional mailing offces. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to SeaFood Business, P.O. Box 1741, Lowell, MA 01853. Canada Post International Publications Mail product (Canadian Distribution) Sales Agreement No. 40028984, SeaFood Business. Return Undeliverable Canadian Addresses to Circulation Dept. or DPGM, 4960-2 Walker Road, Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. Printed in U.S.A. From time to time, we make your name and address available to other companies whose products and services may interest you. If you prefer not to receive such mailings, please send a copy of your mailing label to SeaFood Business' Mailing Preference Service, P.O. Box 7438, Portland, ME 04112-7438. 84 10 81 Departments 10 News Recap 16 Throw Backs 18 Market Report 22 Retail Report Q4 2013 26 Trade Tracker shrimp 78 Seafood Calendar 80 People in the News 81 Product Update 82 Seafood Classifeds 83 Advertiser Index Columns 6 Editor's Note 8 Point of View Scott Zimmerman, Safe Quality Seafood Assoc. 84 NetWorking Sol Amon, Pure Food Fish Market ON THE COVER Food-animal producers must administer antibiotics, typically through feed, strictly according to the labels. Te U.S. government is hoping to reduce risk of humans building resistance to these important drugs. Photo by Laura Lee Dobson 02_04TOC.indd 4 2/17/14 10:59 AM

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