Seafood safety and traceability - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Seafood safety and traceability

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council will convene its 163rd meeting, June 16-18, 2015, at the Harbor View Center, 1129 North Nimitz Highway, Honolulu. Fishermen and other members of the public are encouraged to participate in the meeting and provide their comments.

Among the guest speakers is John Henderschedt, director of the NMFS Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, which is based in the Washington, DC, metro area. The office addresses international fisheries and sustainable seafood issues through effective engagement with science, policy and commerce of US seafood in the global economy. Henderschedt will address the Council on June 18 during the last day of the Council meeting.

Henderschedt was also a guest speaker at the Fishers Forum on Seafood Safety and Traceability, held during the evening of johnJune 17, 2015, at the Harbor View Center.

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council was created by Congress in 1976 and has authority over fisheries in the Pacific Ocean seaward to Hawai`i, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and eight Pacific Remote Island Areas.

For more information, contact the Council at info.wpcouncil@noaa.gov, visit their website here, or call 808 522-8220.

Copyright 2015. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved.

  • Hawaii News Now headlinesNewsMore>>

  • State notifies Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. of possible E. coli in water system

    State notifies Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. of possible E. coli in water system

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:28:44 GMT
    The Keaau water system tested positive for E. coli, officials said. (Image: Maunaloa.com)The Keaau water system tested positive for E. coli, officials said. (Image: Maunaloa.com)
    (Image: Maunaloa.com)(Image: Maunaloa.com)

    The state Department of Health has notified the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation of possible water violations in their water system, a company spokesperson said Saturday.  

    More >>

    The state Department of Health has notified the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation of possible water violations in their water system, a company spokesperson said Saturday.  

    More >>
  • Street art with a purpose: Artists aim to beautify Kaimuki one signal box at a time

    Street art with a purpose: Artists aim to beautify Kaimuki one signal box at a time

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:27:26 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    Kaimuki traffic signal boxes are getting a new makeover as artists from around the community are turning them into works of art.  

    More >>

    Kaimuki traffic signal boxes are getting a new makeover as artists from around the community are turning them into works of art.  

    More >>
  • Study of puzzling fossils confirms they came from an animal

    Study of puzzling fossils confirms they came from an animal

    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-09-20 18:18:23 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:22:57 GMT
    (Ilya Bobrovskiy/Australian National University via AP). This undated photo provided by Ilya Bobrovskiy in September 2018 shows a Dickinsonia fossil from the White Sea area of Russia. The body is about 9 centimeters (3.5 inches) long. In a report relea...(Ilya Bobrovskiy/Australian National University via AP). This undated photo provided by Ilya Bobrovskiy in September 2018 shows a Dickinsonia fossil from the White Sea area of Russia. The body is about 9 centimeters (3.5 inches) long. In a report relea...
    Scientists say puzzling fossils from more than 500 million years ago are traces of an animal.More >>
    Scientists say puzzling fossils from more than 500 million years ago are traces of an animal.More >>
Powered by Frankly