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The People’s Fisherman Article Tells the Pioneer Seafoods Story

May 23rd, 2019|

Another great article has been published about Pioneer Seafoods and the challenges of being a commercial fisherman in California.  Some interesting excerpts include: “Fishing is not a job,” he said. “You can’t call it a job. I mean, this is a way of life. This is something that has to come from your soul.” Pennisi’s dedication [...]

Pioneer Seafoods on Google 3D Virtual Reality Video

May 23rd, 2019|

Pioneer Seafoods and Capt. Giuseppe Pennisi are featured in a 360 degree virtual reality video that Google made called:  "Ocean to Plate: A Journey Into the Seafood Supply Chain" This video is designed for use with a virtually reality headset like Google DayDream, but if you watch it on the link below, you can click [...]

Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor?

March 5th, 2019|

A very interesting article appeared on the NPR.org website:   "Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor? New Database Helps Retailers Combat Abuse" This article discusses the use of virtual slave labor in places like Thailand to catch the fish that we end up eating here in the US and world wide.  Here is an excerpt: The [...]

Pioneer Seafood featured in article about the Modern Seafood Market

February 25th, 2019|

The website farmonline.com.au ran a story on February 22, 2019 entitled, Fishmongering and fearmongering in Australia's modern seafood market.   Interestingly, this article uses Pioneer Seafood as an example of the benefits of allowing fishermen to sell directly to public. It also discusses the false impression that fishing is not sustainable when properly managed. Some selected [...]

Valuable insights to a fishing industry moving into the future

November 6th, 2018|Tags: , , |

New Times SLO provides a detailed look at the local fishing industry, with firsthand accounts from deckhands providing valuable insights to the real state of fishing off the California coast, compared to things people might find frightening in the global fishing industry. Check it out HERE And watch our callendar, Facebook page, and local news to [...]

Pioneering the Waters in etc magazine

October 31st, 2018|

Pioneer Seafoods was featured in an article in etc Magazine! Learn about the challenges of the permitting problems to be a fisherman and see a good explanation about the revolutionary new technology invented by Guiseppe Pennisi to reduce bycatch, release juvenile fish and avoid contact with the ocean bottom. Click here to read the article. [...]

Ray Hilborn: World fish stocks stable

June 19th, 2017|

By Brian Hagenbuch Published on June 12, 2017 Speaking at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit on Wednesday, 7 June in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., University of Washington fisheries researcher Ray Hilborn said the perception that the world’s fish stocks are declining is incorrect, and that fishing could sustainably be stepped up in areas with good management. Hilborn pointed [...]

THE FISH YOU CAN EAT, THE FISH YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY AVOID: AN UPDATE

June 1st, 2017|

Even if you're a vegetarian, Body Ecology recommends eating fish about three times a week because fish has medicinal, grounding and strengthening properties. In general, fish is a great protein substitute for other meats because it is low in calories, saturated fat, and cholesterol, and that's not all: Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish have been [...]

GEAR WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS INNOVATORS IN WEST COAST FISHERY

May 31st, 2017|

“The best way to get something done is to tell a fisherman it can’t be done.” – Bob Dooley, veteran fisherman and industry leader With support from a Saltonstall-Kennedy grant and the Packard Foundation, EDF’s Pacific team joined with an all-star Steering Committee this month to convene a Gear Modification Workshop in Newport, Oregon. More than [...]

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