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Omega-3s from Menhaden Oil Can Save Billions in Healthcare Costs

February 23, 2016 – HOUSTON – The U.S. has a large enough supply of sustainably produced menhaden-derived fish oil to meet the omega-3 fatty acid nutrition needs of several key demographics, and annually save $1.7 billion in healthcare costs, according to a study published today in Lipid Technology. The study, “United States menhaden oil could […]

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Gives Top Marks to Omega Protein Fisheries

HOUSTON — October 13, 2015 – The fisheries that supply Omega Protein’s marine ingredients products have been recognized for their sustainability by a recently released report from the non-profit Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP). The report, which gives high ratings to the Atlantic and Gulf menhaden fisheries, and the highest possible rating to the Antarctic krill […]

New Official Assessment Indicates Atlantic Menhaden Population is Healthy, Sustainably Harvested

Houston, TX – January 20, 2015 Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional product company and a leading integrated provider of specialty oils, essential fatty acids and specialty protein products, is pleased to report that after more than a year of thorough analysis, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has released its 2014 Atlantic […]