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BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 22, 2019
Bumble Bee files bankruptcy amid antitrust fines and lawsuits
Bumble Bee Foods LLC, the largest North American brand of packaged seafood, filed for bankruptcy amid criminal fines and civil lawsuits stemming from a federal price-fixing case with plans for its assets to be acquired by FCF Co. for about $925 million.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2019
Toyosu fish market to add noise in bid to liven up tuna auction experience for visitors
Visitors to the Toyosu fish market in Tokyo's Koto Ward will soon be able to experience the vibrant atmosphere of the tuna auctions by hearing the action live while watching the popular events from an upper-level corridor.
EDITORIALS
Sep 16, 2019
Ensuring the recovery of Pacific bluefin tuna stocks
Japan needs to tackle the preservation and recovery of the region's tuna stock from a medium- to long-term perspective instead of seeking to expand the fishing quotas too quickly.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 7, 2019
Japan's plan to increase catch of bluefin tuna in 2020 rejected by fisheries commission
Due to opposition from the United States, the Pacific fisheries commission decided Friday to forego an increase in fishing quotas next year for bluefin tuna that had been requested by Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 20, 2019
Japan to propose larger quotas for Pacific bluefin tuna
Japan plans to propose an expansion of catch quotas for bluefin tuna in the Pacific Ocean at an international meeting in the United States in September, informed sources have said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Mar 2, 2019
Katsuo Shokudo: Celebrating the umami tradition
When it comes to seafood, we all have our favorites. It might be maguro (tuna) sushi, charcoal-grilled unagi (eel), a salmon steak or a nice fillet of batter-fried plaice. For Mai Nagamatsu, though, there's no question: Her fish of choice is katsuo (skipjack tuna).
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 29, 2019
Bluefin tuna catches off Japan sluggish as fishers curb operations due to stricter overfishing rules
Bluefin tuna catches in coastal waters off Japan have been sluggish so far in the current fishing season that runs from July 2018 to March this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 15, 2019
Observation deck for Tokyo's renowned tuna auctions opens to public at new Toyosu market site
Visitors formed long lines before daybreak on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Tokyo's renowned tuna auctions — now at the Toyosu wholesale fish market — as an observation deck opened to the public for the first time since the relocation from Tsukiji in October.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 31, 2018
Transparency for tuna
Global fish stocks are in decline, but a new tuna management scheme by the Federated States of Micronesia offers a blueprint for recovery.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 11, 2018
Officials express optimism as Tokyo's Toyosu market opens doors for first time since Tsukiji closure
The noisy clanging of bells that had once sounded at the famed Tsukiji market marked the first tuna auction for fishmongers at the Toyosu wholesale market Thursday at a newly built facility in Tokyo’s Koto Ward.
EDITORIALS
Sep 23, 2018
Keep up efforts to recover depleted bluefin tuna stock
Japan should strive to increase the stock of Pacific bluefin tuna to ensure the sustainability of this important marine resource.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 14, 2018
Tsukiji fish market's tuna auction opens to media for final time before Toyosu move
Media were invited to a tuna auction at Tsukiji fish market on Friday, a day before the public gets its last chance to attend the famous Tokyo institution at its current site before it is relocated in October.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 21, 2018
International catch documentation plan eyed for Pacific bluefin tuna
Japan and other major fishing countries will likely introduce an international documentation system to better keep track of Pacific bluefin tuna catches as a step against overfishing, sources said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 4, 2018
Japan proposes 15% hike in bluefin catch quotas
Sushi-hungry Japan hopes the other nine members of an international fisheries panel will agree that bluefin tuna stocks are recovering quickly enough to withstand its proposal.
JAPAN
Oct 20, 2017
Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean bluefin tuna catch expected to increase 50% by 2020
An international conservation commission has issued a report projecting that the total allowable catch for bluefin tuna in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea could be raised by 50 percent from the current level by 2020, a Japanese government agency said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 11, 2017
Firms promote Japanese cuisine at export fair in Chiba
A three-day trade show featuring Japanese food opened Wednesday in Chiba, aiming to help expand exports of farm and fisheries products at a time when washoku (Japanese cuisine) is gaining popularity overseas among health-conscious consumers.
EDITORIALS
Sep 9, 2017
Quotas for Pacific bluefin tuna
Japanese consumers, fishermen and the government must make greater efforts to rebuild the dwindling stock of Pacific bluefin tuna.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 1, 2017
International panel agrees on new flexible bluefin tuna catch limit amid overfishing concerns
An international fisheries panel agrees to adjust catch limits on bluefin tuna in the northern Pacific amid concerns that stocks are being depleted by overfishing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 21, 2017
Osaka university partners with firms to sell goods made with discarded tuna skin
Kindai University, which pioneered the artificial farming of bluefin tuna — a pricy delicacy served as sushi — is giving new life to the discarded skin of the precious fish by utilizing it for leather and cosmetics products.
EDITORIALS
Jun 8, 2017
Tighten measures to combat illegal fishing
It is feared that the products of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing are consumed in Japan in large numbers.

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