Marine Stewardship Council Encourages Americans to Come Together For a Big Blue Future this National Seafood Month

October 1, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

This October, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is honoring the many people working in MSC certified fisheries, and supply chain partner companies, who are helping to make our ocean healthier tomorrow than it is today. October is National Seafood Month, an annual opportunity for the seafood industry to promote the consumption of healthy and delicious seafood. But with overfishing on the rise, consumers’ increased awareness of environmental issues, and demands for brands and retailers to offer more sustainable products, focusing on sustainable seafood options is a must.

FAO Releases New Publication: Blockchain Application in Seafood Value Chains

This publication establishes chain traceability as the substrate over which digital solutions need to operate. It provides a comprehensive introduction to blockchain, and covers smart contracts, explores how they relate to blockchain with an example of their use in seafood value chains, and then examines major development and operational considerations for blockchain applications.