Call for pilot partners – field testing Audit Manual for ASC Seriola/Cobia Standard

Posted on December 17th 2013

The ASC standard for Seriola / Cobia will be finalised shortly. ASC invites farms and certifier to help pilot the audit manual. Field testing the audit manual will help to…

Call for pilot partners – field testing ASC’s Group Certification Requirements for farms

Posted on December 16th 2013

An ASC technical working group is developing specific requirements for groups of farms to collectively apply for ASC certification. ASC invites farms and certifiers to register for pilot testing of…

Rio 2016 to Support MSC and ASC Certified Seafood

Posted on December 3rd 2013

The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games today announced a comprehensive agreement to promote Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified seafood at…

ASC reaches out in China

Posted on November 26th 2013

ASC enjoyed successful participation in Asia’s largest seafood show. The event had a record attendance with 22,500 visitors from 96 countries and will become an indispensable fixture for ASC The…

ASC labelled responsibly farmed fish introduced in Belgian Fish Guide

Posted on November 18th 2013

ASC is pleased to announce that the Belgian Fish Guide for the first time will feature ASC certified tilapia and pangasius. Following the introduction of ASC labelled products in the…

Joint statement on requirements for the responsible sourcing of fishmeal and fish oil

Posted on November 14th 2013

Following the signing of a joint Memorandum of Understanding in April, ASC, Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and GlobalG.A.P. have identified common requirements for sourcing fishmeal and fish oil as the…

More than 500 ASC labelled products available to consumers

Posted on October 30th 2013

ASC labelled seafood can be found across 24 countries, with the ASC logo now reaching South Korean consumers The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) celebrates a milestone. More than 500 products…

New Audit Manual and training for bivalves

Posted on October 16th 2013

The Audit Manual for the ASC Bivalves Standard is already up and running. First Auditor Bivalves Training took place last week in Stirling, UK. © Penn Cove Shellfish, LLC The…

More than 60 auditors trained on the ASC Standards

Posted on October 7th 2013

Over 20 accredited auditors to assess farms against the ASC Standard for pangasius following the second Pangasius Auditor Training in Vietnam. Six more training sessions for others standards are planned…

Second and final public comment period opens for draft Seriola/Cobia Standard

Posted on September 21st 2013

The second draft of the global Seriola/Cobia Standard for responsible aquaculture was released for public review on 19 August 2013. This second and final comment period concludes on 19 October…

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