Ecofish partners with Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s business partners work to build awareness about ocean-friendly seafood choices across the US

BAP farmed shrimp standards made equivalent to Monterey Bay’s

Two and four-star BAP farmed shrimp standards are now equivalent to Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch’s ‘good alternative’ rating

US sea change in farmed salmon acceptability

Comments from celebrity chef Rick Moonen and the release of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) standards for farmed salmon last month symbolize a growing shift in US public perception of farmed salmon’s sustainability, Take Part writer says

MSC to design seaweed sustainability standard

Marine Stewardship Council announced it is expanding its sustainability standard beyond wild-capture fish and invertebrate fisheries for the first time to include various groups of wild multicellular algae

DNA checks finds all Friend of the Sea products correct

DNA analysis carried out in March 2014 confirmed that the sample of Friend of the Sea labelled products tested used the aquatic species declared at time of audit and that no mixing occurs


Spain’s Regal lands Europe’s first hake MSC certification

The Marine Stewardship Council announced that the Grupo Regal line-caught hake fishery has been certified to standard for sustainable, well-managed fisheries following an independent full assessment

Decree to require all Vietnam farms to have standard such as ASC or GlobalGap

New decree expected to kick in in 2016 will require that all Vietnamese pangasius farmers and companies adopt standards such as Vietgap, Globalgap or ASC