ASC Launches Accreditation for Pangasius

Posted on April 24th 2012

Today the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) launched its second[1] standard into the market with the opening of its accreditation  process for Pangasius. Certifiers can now apply to become accredited; when…

ASC’s new consumer label for responsibly farmed fish

Posted on April 17th 2012

Today, the ASC’s consumer label for responsibly farmed seafood was presented. The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) manages standards for responsible aquaculture. Products bearing the ASC label come from fish farms…

ASC Launches Accreditation for Tilapia

Posted on March 21st 2012

Today the ASC launched its first standard into the market with the opening of its accreditation process for Tilapia. Certifiers can now apply to become accredited; when successfully concluded this…

First ASC Farm audit announced for Tilapia!

Posted on February 25th 2012

The first ASC Farm audit has been announced for Tilapia. The audit is scheduled for March and will take place Indonesia. For more information and to download a list of the…

Chain of Custody Certification for ASC-certified seafood now open for accreditation

Posted on February 8th 2012

Companies that want to trade/process ASC-certified seafood products will need to be chain-of-custody certified. ASC has now opened accreditation for certifiers. Once accredited, those certifiers can be contracted by traders/processors…

Dutch supermarkets commit to responsible aquaculture

Posted on December 15th 2011

On 15th December the Dutch Retail Association (CBL) announced that supermarkets in the Netherlands will strive to only sell farmed seafood that meet the ASC standards for responsible aquaculture (or…

Responsible tilapia farming in Indonesia on Dutch television

Posted on November 11th 2011

On Sunday 13 November, at 8.30 am, the Dutch television program ‘World Business’ (Wereldzaken) will pay attention to responsible farming of tilapia in Lake Toba, Indonesia. The people of Regal…

Dutch Seafood Guide 2011/2012 refers to responsibly farmed seafood

Posted on November 11th 2011

On Friday 11th November 2011, the North Sea Foundation and WWF Netherlands will launch their fifth edition of the Dutch Seafood Guide. This latest update of the guide refers to…

ASC Aquaculture Newsflash October 2011

Posted on October 27th 2011

There has been busy times for the ASC, and this productive period is reflected in the latest ASC Aquaculture Newsflash. It contains much exciting information about the crucial steps ASC…

ASC Meets European Retail

Posted on October 12th 2011

On 23rd September 2011, the ASC hosted its first outreach meeting for European retailers at Schiphol Amsterdam airport lead by its new CEO Chris Ninnes. Twelve European retailers from Germany,…

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