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2014-08-25 23:01:33

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Reedville, Virginia facility partnered with Northern Neck Food Bank over the weekend, gleaning nearly three tons of produce from local farms to help feed those in need. It’s a valued community service for the Eastern Virginia food pantry network, where access to fresh, nutritious produce is often rare for regional residents living at or below the poverty line. Reedville, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On Saturday, Omega Protein employees teamed...

2014-07-08 23:02:18

2014 Lantern Award Celebrates Their Abbeville, La. Facility’s Commitment to Community Service HOUSTON, TEXAS (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional product company and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products, is being praised by Louisiana Economic Development (LED), a division of the Louisiana state government, for its record of community service and “excellence in manufacturing.” The Company’s menhaden...

2013-10-03 23:00:32

Omega Protein donates resources and volunteers to successful effort to remove nearly 2 tons of trash. Reedville, VA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 In Northumberland County, Cockrell's Creek is a lot cleaner thanks to a partnership joining Omega Protein, the Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS), and a dedicated group of local students, Boy Scouts, and other volunteers. Saturday, September 28th marked the company's third annual creek cleanup with NAPS to remove...

2010-06-01 16:00:00

HOUSTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that it had closed a $10 million term loan with the U.S. Department of Commercial Fisheries Finance Program. Proceeds from the loan will be used to reimburse the Company for prior expenditures for fishing vessel refurbishments and a state-of-the-art dryer system that should result in reduced emissions and...

2010-05-10 06:00:00

HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today updated the status of effects the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig has had on the Company's fishing operation in the Gulf of Mexico. As previously announced, the oil slick has had an adverse effect on the Company's ability to operate in the fishing grounds east of the Mississippi River Delta, near its Moss...

2010-04-29 17:26:00

HOUSTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today reported that it has implemented an Incident Response Plan for its Moss Point, Mississippi facility to minimize effects from the oil spill caused by the recent Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. This plan is intended to minimize vessel downtime and business interruptions. Despite initial information that indicated...


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2007-04-03 00:27:56

The Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) is a silvery, highly compressed fish in the herring family, Clupeidae. A filter feeder, it lives on plankton caught in midwater. An adult fish can filter up to four gallons of water a minute and they play an important role in clarifying ocean water. They are also a natural check to the deadly red tide. Menhaden occur in large numbers in the North Atlantic, ranging from Nova Scotia, Canada to central Florida, USA. They swim in large schools, some...

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