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The Food Industry Business Roundtable (FIBR) In Conjunction with California Fisheries and Seafood In

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More of Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery to Open; Some Areas Will Remain Closed

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Fish and Game Commission Meeting Agenda: December 7-8, 2016

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FDA withdraws Proposed Rule to adopt common or usual names for additional crab species

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CFSI is the voice of the Consumer Seafood Supply Industry.

The California Fisheries & Seafood Institute (CFSI) is the nation’s largest regional organization representing members of the consumer seafood supply industry. Since 1954, CFSI has aggressively served its members in government representation and the marketing and promotion of seafood.

CFSI’s member companies represent all facets of the consumer seafood supply industry. Our members are seafood brokers, exporters, importers, traders, producers, restaurants, wholesalers, distributors, cold storage facilities, transportation companies and other allied industries. While the majority of our members are based in California, CFSI has members from all over the United States and Canada.

CFSI endorses the efforts of FishWatch as the U.S. authority on the sustainability of fisheries.

Mission Statement

This Institute is an association of individuals and business firms engaged in, or allied to, the consumer seafood supply industry. It is formed for the following purposes:

1. To preserve, foster and promote the consumer seafood supply industry, and related activities and to advocate sound legislation for the improvement, preservation, and promotion of the industry; and

2. To market and promote the consumption of seafood and to provide, enhance and communicate a positive image of seafood products and the seafood industry to consumers; and

3. To protect the right of the public to demand free and continuous access to seafood of all types as a valuable source of food and useful commercial products; and

4. To advocate true conservation through utilization of the maximum sustainable yield of all marine resources; and

5. To encourage efforts to plant and maintain those species of marine life susceptible to scientific propagation.

CFSI Officers

President
Dave Rudie
Catalina Offshore Products, San Diego

1st Vice President - Membership
Vacant

Treasurer
Steve Foltz
Pacific Seafood, Sacramento

Vice President - Legislative
Sal Balestrieri
All Seas Wholesale, San Francisco

Vice President - Promotion
Vacant

Chairman of the Board
Kevin Joyce
Joyce Company, Inc., Los Angeles

CFSI Directors and Staff

Jennifer Barrett
Lee Fish Company, Inglewood

Jim Caito
Caito Fisheries, Fort Bragg

Joe Cincotta
Pacific Seafood, San Francisco

Bill Dawson
Seafood Suppliers, San Francisco

David DiCarlo
DiCarlo Seafood, Wilmington

Chris Harmening
Seabreeze Seafoods International, Diamond Bar

Dave Litle
Santa Monica Seafood, Rancho Dominguez

Tom Tobin
T.M. Tobin Company, Foster City

Mel Wickliffe
Pier 45 Seafood, San Francisco

Ad Hoc Board Member
Pamela Tom
Ret., Food Science & Technology Department, UC Davis

Executive Director
Robert E. Ross

Join CFSI

Involvement in CFSI through membership, committee participation and special events provides our members with a multitude of opportunities to contribute their ideas to the scope of our association’s missions and goals, to meet and foster business relationships with others in the seafood industry, and to collectively address the issues and the concerns common to all our businesses. Have a problem? CFSI can help. Don’t have a problem? Good – that’s our ultimate goal and why being a member is the thing to do!

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