July 1, 2013 — Effective today, Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements for catfish and catfish-like species became stronger, thanks to support from the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, legislative leaders and the state’s catfish industry.
The Catfish Institute continued its promotion of U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish at the 2012 Boston International Seafood Show, held March 11-13, 2012. The annual trade show brings together a global audience of 16,000 seafood buyers and more than 800 exhibitors – the largest event of its kind.
The Catfish Farmers of America is urging Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to enact provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill approved by Congress ensuring that all catfish products – domestic and imported — meet the health and safety standards that Americans have come to expect from USDA regulations and inspections of beef, poultry and pork. […]
The 2010 Catfish Farmers of America Annual Convention was held February 28-March 2 at the Mills House Hotel in downtown Charleston. More than 100 catfish farmers from across the Southeast met to discuss the current state of the industry and create solutions for various challenges. Since 1968, The Catfish Farmers of America (CFA) Organization has […]