Governments Must Cooperate to Seize the Opportunities of a ‘Blue Food Revolution’

September 24, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) welcomes findings of the Blue Food Assessment, but urges greater action from international community. 

Faroese Fisheries for Cod and Haddock have Achieved Certification to the MSC Fisheries Standard

September 13, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

The FISF Faroe Islands cod, haddock, tusk and ling fishery has achieved certification for cod and haddock to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) globally recognised standard for sustainable fishing today. The new certification for cod and haddock is an extension of the current MSC certification for ling and tusk in Faroese waters.  

Norwegian Offshore North East Arctic Cod Achieves Recertification

August 25, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

Norwegian Offshore North East Artic Cod will be recertified from 15th August 2021 while Inshore North East Artic cod will no longer be MSC certified, the Marine Stewardship Council confirmed. 

Vital Choice Seafood Receives A 2020 MSC U.S. Ocean Champion Award

August 11, 2021 Marine Stewardship Council

Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics, a food delivery company based in Washington State, was awarded the U.S. Ocean Champion award by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) today. The award acknowledges and celebrates U.S. retail and fisheries partners who have gone above and beyond to demonstrate their dedication to healthy oceans and a transparent supply chain. The annual award recognizes MSC partners for ensuring an ocean full of life now and into the future.

Russian Western Bering Sea Pollock MSC Certified

The Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) has gained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for the Russian Western Bering Sea Pollock fishery. This comes after nine months of independent assessment by Lloyd’s Register for compliance with the MSC Fisheries Standard.