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.

ASC’s New Feed Standard Will Tackle One of Biggest Threats to Aquaculture’s Reputation

Unsustainable and irresponsible practices across the aquaculture feed supply chain risk undoing the positive impact of the farming industry according to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) which is today launching a Feed Standard to tackle this issue.

ASC Launches Major Consultation on Proposed Aligned Farm Standard

ASC has today (8 March) launched a major consultation on proposed environmental requirements for the aligned Farm Standard, which will cover all certified species bringing efficiencies and improvements without compromising on quality.

All Campbell River Mowi Salmon Farms Get ASC Certification

Mowi Canada West says all its salmon farms in the Campbell River area have reached the Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification.

ASC Response to SeaChoice Statement on Updates to the ASC Salmon Standard

“ASC welcomes constructive feedback from all its varied stakeholders, and notes that SeaChoice continues to consider ASC’s standards more rigorous than other aquaculture certifications. However, SeaChoice’s criticism of the latest changes to the ASC Salmon Standard includes misleading inaccuracies and seeks to pre-emptively undermine the progress that will be made in addressing sealice with the new approach.”