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New Rule Requires Commercial Fishermen to Mask at all Times

2/12/2021 - By Jessica Hathaway. The U.S. Coast Guard has interpreted a CDC guideline intended to protect the public as well as transportation workers to include commercial fishing vessels. The language of the Marine Safety Bulletin issued on Feb. 1 requires the wearing of masks at all times in U.S. waters on all commercial… SEE MORE
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Mississippi Shrimpers Deliver Catch to Local Food Banks

2/3/2021 - By Jessica Hathaway. Early this year, Mississippi food pantries received deliveries of locally caught, processed and packaged shrimp, harvested by members of Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United. A $50,000 Catch Together grant facilitated by the nonprofit Extra Table helped Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United purchase 20,000 pounds of local heads-on shrimp. The… SEE MORE