MSC Adopts On the Hook Campaign Change

2020-02-19T17:12:08+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein| MSC Adopts On the Hook Campaign Change; Bans Compartmentalization by Fishing Practice. Changes are coming to the Marine Stewardship Council's Fisheries Certification Process in March, pushed for by the On the Hook campaign for more than two years.

New MSC process adopts ban on ‘compartmentalized’ fisheries

2020-02-19T17:11:32+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein| The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)'s board has approved a new version of its fisheries certification process -- the assessment process by which fisheries are deemed to meet the MSC standard. [...]

Dutch ‘matjes’ herring producer admits German market could be issue if MSC lost

2020-02-19T17:08:00+00:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein| Export specialist Kees Haasnoot told Undercurrent News that if the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificate on Atlanto-Scandian herring is lost next year, it could be an issue for these key markets. “Retailers of course prefer MSC, while for foodservice [...]

Ending Shark Finning

2020-02-19T17:06:45+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

MSC announces the Board's decisions to address shark finning as part of upcoming Standard Review and summaries its findings with regard to '"Fins Naturally Attached' policies, which require the whole shark to be landed, not just its fins. We recently [...]

Gulf of Alaska cod could lose sustainability certification by March, MSC confirms

2020-02-19T17:04:36+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Allgemein|

After Northeast Atlantic mackerel and North Sea cod now Alaska Cod may also loose its MSC certification: Pacific cod from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to lose its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainability certification in the coming months [...]