ASC’s First Monitoring & Evaluation Report Shows Impact of Certified Responsible Aquaculture

ASC has published its first Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) report, demonstrating for the first time the impact of certified responsible aquaculture, including clear improvements in the environmental performance of salmon farms in Norway, Canada and Chile, and shrimp farms in Vietnam.

Bluglacier’s ASC, BAP Certified Silverside Premium Coho Harvest Season is Quickly Approaching and Returns to the U.S. this Fall For the 3rd Year

July 30, 2020 BluGlacier

Chilean salmon distributor BluGlacier is pleased to announce they are bringing its award-winning, sustainably farmed Silverside Premium Coho salmon with the lowest feed to fish ratio in the industry to the U.S. market once again this fall. Distributed from October 1 through December 31 for the retail and foodservice sector, the salmon will be available fresh and frozen.

ASC Responds to Fish Welfare Report

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has responded to a report about animal welfare standards in the aquaculture industry.

ASC Farm Certifications Suspended and Withdrawn Following Escapes

A Chilean salmon farm has been suspended following an escape incident. The Caicura 149 Farm in the Los Lagos region of Chile, operated by Salmones Blumar, was suspended following the mass escape on 28 June 2020.

Japan’s First ASC Certified Coho Salmon Enters Retail and E-Commerce Market

June 26, 2020 Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.

Marukin launched Japan’s first AIP in 2017. AIPs are collaborative efforts between multiple stakeholders including producers, distributors, NGOs with the purpose of improving the responsibility of aquaculture operations.