Promoting Transparency and Verifiable Performance: ASC Releases First SDG Report

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has released a report that looks at how responsible aquaculture can contribute to the United Nation’s 17 Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The paper also develops a methodology to quantify how ASC verifiably contributes to these goals.

ASC, Fortune Fish & Gourmet and Coastal Seafoods to Host Scary Good Certified Seafood Celebration

October is known for two things: Halloween and National Seafood Month. To celebrate, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Fortune Fish & Gourmet and their Coastal Seafoods retail locations in Minneapolis have partnered to bring it all together, hosting the first-ever “Scary Good Certified Seafood Celebration” next week. The event aims to inspire and inform area culinary influencers on the benefits of responsibly raised, ASC-certified seafood.

ASC Launches Public Consultation On Fish Health and Welfare and Benthic Impacts in ASC Farm Standard

From September 1 to October 31, 2022, ASC is running a public consultation to refine proposals for two major topics in the upcoming ASC Farm Standard, Fish Health and Welfare and Benthic Impacts. The consultation specifically aims to collect feedback on the practical impact and auditability of the suggested requirements from producers, primary processors, and auditors as well as to understand stakeholders’ opinion on the entire proposal.

ASC Launches Public Consultation on New ASC Farm Standard Covering All ASC Certified Species

ASC has launched one of its largest ever public consultations to seek stakeholder feedback on the upcoming ASC Farm Standard, which will enhance the efficiency and accountability of the ASC programme for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Seafood Watch Rates All ASC-certified Salmon as a ‘Buy Option’

If you have seen that Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch has rated farmed salmon from British Columbia as ‘red’ in its latest ratings, you would be forgiven for thinking that meant all salmon from this area should be off the menu – but you’d also be wrong.