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April 2024

Has the Marine Stewardship Council reached Its Limit?

2024-06-06T09:12:27+00:00April 12th, 2024|Categories: Allgemein|

IntraFish, April 12, 2024 The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is widely regarded as the leading fisheries certification standard, with significant recognition from retailers, restaurants, seafood companies, and consumers. However, recent criticisms have emerged regarding the effectiveness and attainability of its [...]

Seafood ecolabels will not save you

2024-06-06T09:10:29+00:00April 1st, 2024|Categories: Allgemein|

IntraFish, April 1, 2024 The recent investigations into labor violations in shrimp and whitefish processing plants in India and China have raised concerns about certification standards groups. Many of the accused facilities hold certifications from organizations such as the Global [...]

March 2024

How committed are grocers to selling responsibly sourced seafood?

2024-06-06T09:09:46+00:00March 14th, 2024|Categories: Allgemein|

SeaChoice, March 14, 2024. This report assesses the commitment of grocery stores to selling responsibly sourced seafood, revealing discrepancies between their public commitments and actual practices. While many grocers have sustainability policies, they often exempt significant categories of seafood from [...]

February 2024

MSC meets global benchmark for credible seafood programmes

2024-06-06T09:08:02+00:00February 8th, 2024|Categories: Allgemein|

Marine Stewardship Council, February 8, 2024 The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) maintains its recognition by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI), a partner of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), as highlighted in the updated Global Benchmark Tool. Initially [...]

January 2024

November 2023

Op-ed: Walmart’s Outsized Catch, Civil Eats

2024-01-11T16:29:18+00:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: Allgemein|

November 21, 2023. This thorough op-ed dives into Walmart’s seafood sourcing policy, the class action lawsuit taken against the retailer for misleading sustainability claims, in particular the MSC label on their seafood, and the history of Walmart and how it [...]

SeaChoice releases Five-year impact report

2024-01-11T16:26:56+00:00November 16th, 2023|Categories: Allgemein|

November 16 2023.  “As we approach nearly two decades of collaboration among SeaChoice member organisations, our new Five-Year Impact Report details how the program’s recent evolution has placed SeaChoice as an effective program with a global reach and impact. SeaChoice [...]

Consumers and their lawyers smell something fishy

2024-01-11T16:28:00+00:00November 10th, 2023|Categories: Allgemein|

The Fish Site, November 10, 2023.  Several lawsuits against retailers around sustainability claims on their products are bringing light to the shortcomings of these programs and retailers. They must do more to ensure that consumers can trust the claims on [...]