New seafood traceability standard caters to restaurants, fishmongers and fresh fish counters

Posted on February 20th 2015

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has revised its requirements for seafood suppliers, processors and vendors. Following feedback from over 200 stakeholders around the world, the MSC’s Chain of Custody Standard…

ASC helps salmon aquaculture towards sustainability goal

Posted on February 17th 2015

50 salmon farms engaged with ASC salmon programme The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon certification programme continues to grow steadily since its launch in summer 2012. In less than three…

Seriola and Cobia Standard handed over to ASC

Posted on February 12th 2015

The Seriola and Cobia Standard was handed over to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) by the Seriola and Cobia Aquaculture Dialogue last week. This marks another major milestone for the…

ASC launches microsites in French and Chinese

Posted on February 2nd 2015

The ASC has launched two additional microsites in French and Chinese. The two new sites join the already existing microsites in German, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese, which were introduced last…

First salmon farm in North America gains ASC certification

Posted on January 22nd 2015

The first salmon farm in North America has become certified against the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Salmon Standard for responsible aquaculture. Marine Harvest Canada’s Marsh Bay Farm in British Colombia…

First discounter in Germany introducing ASC certified shrimp

Posted on January 13th 2015

PENNY, the discount subsidiary of REWE Group, is the first German discounter to introduce ASC certified responsibly farmed shrimp. The ASC labelled Fish & More shrimp is available in around…

ASC auditor training courses 2015

Posted on January 7th 2015

ASC has organised auditor training courses for six of its standards covering bivalve, pangasius, salmon, shrimp, tilapia and trout. Successful participation is a mandatory requirement to become an accredited auditor.…

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