New US bill calls for equal funding for seafood


A proposed new law in the US will place fisheries and aquaculture on an equal billing with agriculture 

A new bipartisan bill has been tabled in the US to give aquaculture and seafood equal billing with agriculture.

The Supporting Equity for Aquaculture and Seafood (SEAS) Act requires the USDA Secretary to ensure these industries receive equal treatment through the fair use of grants and funding.

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