French Supermarket Giant Carrefour Makes ASC Shrimp Commitment

Posted on July 29th 2019

French consumers now have even more choice when it comes to responsibly farmed shrimp, thanks to an ASC commitment from supermarket giant Carrefour. The commitment means that 100% of the…

Whole Fresh Salmon Range of Swiss Retailer Migros Now ASC Certified

Posted on July 25th 2019

Migros, the largest retailer in Switzerland, has made another big step in their commitment towards ASC by ensuring their entire range of fresh farmed salmon is now sold as ASC…

ASC Response to SeaChoice Statement on Updates to the ASC Salmon Standard

Posted on July 16th 2019

ASC welcomes constructive feedback from all its varied stakeholders, and notes that SeaChoice continues to consider ASC’s standards more rigorous than other aquaculture certifications. However, SeaChoice’s criticism of the latest…

ASC Releases Revisions for Freshwater Trout Standard and Salmon Standard

Posted on July 11th 2019

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Salmon Standard and Freshwater Trout Standard have been updated following a rigorous multi-stakeholder, science-based review process, as part of ASC’s ongoing commitment to continuously improve…

ASC Terminates Nova Austral’s Logo License Agreement

Posted on July 10th 2019

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is aware of the decision by Sernapesca to commence legal proceedings due to the irregularities discovered in their initial investigation of Nova Austral and the admission…

ASC Launches New Standards for Tropical Marine Finfish, Flatfish and Revision to Pangasius Standard

Posted on July 1st 2019

To meet the growing market demand for Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified seafood, the organisation has had to develop new standards. Last year saw the publication of the Sea Bass,…

ASC Statement on Fraud Allegations Regarding Nova Austral

Posted on June 29th 2019

Claims of intentional fraud at Nova Austral’s Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified farms are currently under investigation. Control Union Peru, the independent conformity assessment body that certified the Nova Austral…

First ASC Certified Rainbow Trout Oil Launched in Scandinavia

Posted on June 19th 2019

Health savvy Scandinavians will now be able to purchase the world’s first fish oil made from ASC certified rainbow trout. The product is already being sold in Sweden under the…

Chinese Retailer Hema Fresh Makes ASC Commitment

Posted on June 14th 2019

Chinese retailer Hema Fresh has committed to work towards selling only ASC certified Atlantic salmon under its own brand label Difresco, the first brand in China to do so. The…

First Farms Certified Against New ASC Seabass, Seabream, and Meagre Standard

Posted on June 11th 2019

Four farms in Turkey and Greece have simultaneously become the first in the world to be certified to the ASC’s new Seabass, Seabream, and Meagre Standard. Two farms operated by…

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