McLEAN, Va. — The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is poised to begin its third annual National pescatarian month in October, complete with delicious new fish and shellfish recipes, nutritional information, an e-cookbook and more on his award-winning blog, Dish on Vis.
National Pescatarian Month is meant to celebrate those who have adopted a healthy pescatarian diet and lifestyle, and to encourage everyone to make room on their menus for more seafood. U.S. dietary guidelines recommend consuming at least two to three central meals per week, both at home and in restaurants, and the goal of National Pescatarian Month is to promote the efforts of retailers, foodservice operators and brands as part of existing National Seafood Month. to reinforce. month, also in October.
“We’ve had great success reaching Pescatarians and others through Dish on Fish and National Pescatarian Month’s sponsorship,” said Judy Dashiell, NFI’s Senior Vice President. “We are very excited to build on this in the third year of the initiative and beyond.”
Dashiell added: “We’re constantly adding great new fish and seafood-centric recipes to the Dish on Fish blog, including monthly meal plans, health information, an e-cookbook and more. We hope it will give customers an additional opportunity to ‘become Pescatarian’ by choosing to feed their family seafood.”
As a sponsor of National Pescatarian Month, Dish on Fish will once again showcase nutritious, pescatarian-focused recipes and meal plans in October, along with prep and cooking tips. The blog’s popular e-cookbook, “Daily Seafood Recipes: 75+ Quick & Easy Dishes”, will return with updated recipes and captivating seafood ideas.
In addition to promoting educational materials about National Pescatarian Month on its platforms, the NFI and its members are working with other groups in the fishing industry to help spread the word. Partners of the program will promote the various health benefits of pescetarianism to their respective audiences and celebrate the seafood and vegetable lifestyle.
About National Pescatarian Month
National Pescatarian Month is recognized every October in celebration of Pescatarians and the Pescatarian Diet. This one officially designated holiday embraces the health and lifestyle benefits of choosing a pescatarian diet, which consists of seafood and vegetarian options. The holiday encourages consumers to become “Pescatarian” in October, aiming to eat at least two to three seafood meals a week, whether eaten at a restaurant or prepared at home. National Pescatarian Month is sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about seafood safety, sustainability and nutrition. For more information about National Pescatarian Month, visit NFIs Dish on Vis blog.
About the National Fisheries Institute
The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating about the safety, sustainability and nutrition of seafood. From ocean-going vessels to favorite seafood restaurants, the NFI’s diverse affiliates bring delicious seafood to American families. The NFI promotes the federal government’s dietary guidelines, which suggest that Americans include fish and shellfish in their diets at least twice a week for a longer, healthier life. The NFI and its members are committed to sustainable management of our oceans and to be stewards of our environment through the NFI’s embrace of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Fisheries. The NFI believes that the investment it is making in the world’s oceans today will provide our children and future generations with the health benefits of an abundant supply of fish and other seafood tomorrow. From responsible aquaculture and a market that supports free trade to making sure consumers and the media have the facts about the health benefits of fish and shellfish, the NFI and its members support and promote good public policies based on ground truth science.