Oceana Canada Supports Standing Committee On Fisheries and Oceans’ Recommendation That Canada Implement Boat-To-Plate Seafood Traceability And Labeling

June 29, 2022 Oceana Canada

Oceana Canada is highly encouraged by the unanimous recommendations in the recent report on seafood traceability released by the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans and calls on the government to adopt the recommendations and set timelines for implementation. Oceana Canada has been calling on the Canadian government to put a boat-to-plate traceability system in place since 2017.

Oceana: Cod Quota a Recipe for Disaster for the Future of Canada’s Most Iconic Fish

June 2, 2021 Oceana Canada

For three decades, Atlantic cod has been deep in the critical zone. The population is not growing, and individuals are in poor condition – smaller and skinnier. Yet, on Friday, May 28, 2021, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced that the quota for this year has been increased from 12,350 to 12,999 tonnes.

Conservation Group Says Regulatory Gaps in Canadian Seafood Supply Chain Pose Threat

An ocean conservation organization says Canada’s “poorly regulated” seafood supply chain has hampered the fisheries sector and put ocean health in jeopardy.

Oceana Canada Report Reveals the Hidden Consequences of Canada’s Opaque Seafood Supply Chains

November 6, 2020 Oceana Canada

A report featuring new data from leading fisheries economists released today by Oceana Canada reveals that Canada’s weak seafood supply chain traceability standards are resulting in annual losses of up to $ 93.8 million in tax revenue and up to $ 379 million in revenue for Canadian seafood industry workers.