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Plans in the works to ban Russian seafood imports

 

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If Russia won't buy seafood from the US, we won't buy seafood from them.

That's the gauntlet being thrown down by Alaska's Congressional Delegation to retaliate against Russia's yearlong ban on food products from the US and several nations.

In a letter to President Obama spurred on by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the Delegation wrote: "Our purpose here is to ask that your Administration respond to the Russian action with a two-step process.  First, we ask that you use all diplomatic means available to persuade the Russians to immediately rescind the seafood import ban.  Second, if Russia fails to...



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