Archive | September 26th, 2013

U.S. catfish producers charge FDA letting in tainted foreign fish

September 26, 2013

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INDIANOLA, Mississippi — Catfish Farmers of America (CFA) claims inadequate inspections by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed Asian fish with high levels of formaldehyde into the country. “The FDA is failing miserably when it comes to protecting consumers from the dangers of imported seafood and catfish,” said Ben Pentecost, Mississippi catfish farmer […]

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GodwinGroup hosting 50 top advertising executives

September 26, 2013

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Godwin Group

JACKSON, Mississippi — Beginning today, the Jackson-based advertising agency GodwinGroup is hosting 50 top advertising executives from the United States and Europe. The attendees are part of MAGNET, the Marketing & Advertising Global Network, an affiliation of independent advertising and marketing agencies that represent a combined $4 billion annually in billings. The conference concludes Saturday. […]

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After half-decade in dock, Delta Queen could sail again

September 26, 2013

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An act of Congress could be the first step in getting the Delta Queen back on the Mississippi River after a five-year hiatus. The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to allow an exemption from some fire-retardant materials construction requirements for vessels operating within the boundary line of the United States’ inland waterways, according to […]

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