MSC Board Confirms Topics For Further Consultation

February 10, 2020 Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Board of Trustees has agreed the areas where its globally recognised standard for sustainable fishing could be updated in 2022.

During Heart Health Month, the Marine Stewardship Council Encourages Americans to Choose Seafood that’s ‘Good for You and the Ocean Too’

February 3, 2020 Marine Stewardship Council

The AHA and USDA recommendations are based on heart-health benefits shown from consuming one to two servings of omega-3 rich seafood per week, or about 250-500 mg of omega-3s a day, according to nonprofit organization and MSC partnerSeafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP).

Objections to Bluefin Tuna Fishery in MSC Assessment

January 28, 2020 Marine Stewardship Council

The MSC has received two objections to the recommendation of independent assessors, Control Union Pesca Ltd, to certify the Usufuku Honten Northeast Atlantic bluefin tuna fishery to the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Sustainable Thames Estuary Cockles

January 6, 2020 Marine Stewardship Council

An independent assessment of the Leigh Port Partnership cockle fishery has found it meets the Marine Stewardship Council’s internationally recognised standard for sustainable fishing. The fishery can sell cockles marked with the MSC blue label from the next cockling season, which begins in July 2020.

Eight Indonesian One-by-One Tuna Fisheries Embark Upon MSC Certification

Working in close collaboration with their local partner, Asosiasi Perikanan Pole & Line dan Handline Indonesia (AP2HI), the Foundation commended the highly focused, collaborative endeavours of multiple stakeholders that have enabled these fisheries to reach this important milestone.