Objection for Atlantic menhaden certification shot down

2019-09-10T12:32:23+00:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Allgemein|

An independent adjudicator has dismissed nearly all objections made against the certification of the Atlantic menhaden fishery by MSC. Omega Protein, the company seeking certification, in addition to Daybrook Fisheries, have begun filing for certification of the Gulf menhaden next. [...]

North Sea Cod

2019-08-15T17:25:21+00:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Allgemein|

A new assessment has found North Sea cod to be at critically low levels and calls for catch to be reduced by two-thirds. MSC has stated that they will review these findings at the end of the month to determine [...]

WWF slams Mediterranean bluefin fisheries ecolabel

2019-08-05T10:23:38+00:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Allgemein|

The NGO hinted at withdrawal from French ecolabel Peche durable amid concerns over dangerous levels of tuna stocks. The future of WWF’s participation in the French ecolabel Peche durable is in doubt following the decision to award the label to a [...]

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. – FFA’s TUNApacific: Fisheries News and Views

2019-08-05T10:20:45+00:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: press release|

PRESS RELEASE – Marine Stewardship Council, 7 March 2019. A Chinese owned longline yellowfin and bigeye tuna fishery in the Federated States of Micronesia has achieved Marine Stewardship Council certification for its bigeye tuna catch.This is the first time that bigeye has been certified to the MSC’s globally recognised standard for sustainable fishing.

MSC certificate pulled for Skagerrak herring

2019-10-07T17:02:02+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Allgemein|

Norwegian catch of herring in the Skagerrak was 6,459 metric tons in 2018. Herring caught in Skagerrak, Kattegat and Western Baltic areas have lost Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certificate due to depleting stocks of west Baltic spring-spawning herring. Last June, [...]