Addressing the Latest Parasite Issue in Salmon

Addressing the Latest Parasite Issue in Salmon

(This is an article recently released by the ASMI on Parasites in Alaska Seafood) JUNEAU, Alaska – Jan. 13, 2017 - Known for its wild salmon, crab and whitefish varieties, Alaska is home to dozens of different species of seafood, including more than 90 percent of the wild salmon harvested in the United States. From the rich, robust flavor of sockeye to the firm texture of coho, consumers can rely...
Answering Your Fukushima Concerns

Answering Your Fukushima Concerns

Recently we have been receiving a lot of questions regarding the incident at Fukushima, and with good reason.  We care deeply about these concerns and would like to address them head on so there is no more confusion.  A recent article published by KDLG stated:   "State, federal, and international agencies have been testing Alaskan seafood for Fukushima-related radiation since 2013. No detectable levels have been found."   In 2013,...

WFS Story

WFS STORY Beginnings In 2002, Stephen Kurian, a young arborist, and his then-girlfriend, Jenn, were offered a unique opportunity to work during the Sockeye Salmon season in Bristol Bay, Alaska. With full enthusiasm, they joined their respective crews. The two learned quickly and were soon able to hold their own among their seasoned peers. During the second year, the couple began working within the same fishing vessel: the F/V RJ....