Category Archives: Pollock

NFI Statement on announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood in current trade dispute: ‘Please, demonstrate real leadership’

Continue reading NFI Statement on announcement of Tariffs on Chinese Seafood in current trade dispute: ‘Please, demonstrate real leadership’

Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

Continue reading Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

TRIDENT Seafoods sourcing farmed salmon from Chile for sale in the USA

Continue reading TRIDENT Seafoods sourcing farmed salmon from Chile for sale in the USA

NFI releases Top 10 U.S. Seafood List “Illustrates Important Nutritional Trend” despite fall on 2015 figures

Continue reading NFI releases Top 10 U.S. Seafood List “Illustrates Important Nutritional Trend” despite fall on 2015 figures

‘NON transparent…’ U.S. NOAA calls for “erroneous” WFF-funded paper “to be retracted from Marine Policy”: “Distorting information & disparaging U.S. fisheries…”

Continue reading ‘NON transparent…’ U.S. NOAA calls for “erroneous” WFF-funded paper “to be retracted from Marine Policy”: “Distorting information & disparaging U.S. fisheries…”

MSC = “Kiss of Death” for US West Coast groundfish?! “…impediment to desperate reforms needed to keep a healthy and sustainable fishery economically viable…”

Continue reading MSC = “Kiss of Death” for US West Coast groundfish?! “…impediment to desperate reforms needed to keep a healthy and sustainable fishery economically viable…”

PREMIER Inn sets fish-friendly world record by becoming world’s largest Marine Stewardship Council certified national hotel chain

Continue reading PREMIER Inn sets fish-friendly world record by becoming world’s largest Marine Stewardship Council certified national hotel chain

U.S. & Canada fishing areas boast highest certified sustainable catch: 83% MSC-certified within FAO major fishing areas

Continue reading U.S. & Canada fishing areas boast highest certified sustainable catch: 83% MSC-certified within FAO major fishing areas

FISHING world catch reached 96.9 million tonnes in 2014; Most of fish caught in Asian territories, then Americas; Europe comes third

Continue reading FISHING world catch reached 96.9 million tonnes in 2014; Most of fish caught in Asian territories, then Americas; Europe comes third

‘SUBSTANTIAL’ U.S. seafood consumption increase (‘largest in 25 years’) reflected in 2015 Top 10 species list; Salmon (#2) continues its uptrend

Continue reading ‘SUBSTANTIAL’ U.S. seafood consumption increase (‘largest in 25 years’) reflected in 2015 Top 10 species list; Salmon (#2) continues its uptrend

AMERICANS consumed extra pound of seafood in 2015; “continued stability & sustainability in U.S. commercial & recreational fisheries” – NOAA report

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Continue reading AMERICANS consumed extra pound of seafood in 2015; “continued stability & sustainability in U.S. commercial & recreational fisheries” – NOAA report

“MORE retailers and brands are choosing to use the MSC label to communicate their commitment to sustainability” – MSC CEO

Continue reading “MORE retailers and brands are choosing to use the MSC label to communicate their commitment to sustainability” – MSC CEO

ALASKA Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) becomes the first to certification programme to be recognised under GSSI’s Fisheries Certification scope

Continue reading ALASKA Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) becomes the first to certification programme to be recognised under GSSI’s Fisheries Certification scope

COOKE Seafood purchases Icicle Seafoods, thus “becoming leaders in US salmon farming” as well as “major player” in Alaska salmon fishery

Continue reading COOKE Seafood purchases Icicle Seafoods, thus “becoming leaders in US salmon farming” as well as “major player” in Alaska salmon fishery

ALASKA seafood industry denounces “proliferation of eco-labels in the marketplace” & “confusion over sustainable terminology”…

Continue reading ALASKA seafood industry denounces “proliferation of eco-labels in the marketplace” & “confusion over sustainable terminology”…

‘SUSTAINABLE seafood market surging’; Estimated retail value of certified seafood reached US$11.5 billion in 2015 – SSI Review

The 208-page State of Sustainability (SSI) Review published today (May 11, 2016) takes a deep dive into the market and performance trends of the nine most prevalent seafood certification schemes, including the Marine Stewardship Council, GLOBAL G.A.P. and Friend of the Sea. The SSI Review is a collaborative effort by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST). Continue reading ‘SUSTAINABLE seafood market surging’; Estimated retail value of certified seafood reached US$11.5 billion in 2015 – SSI Review

COOKE signs deal to acquire Icicle; Will become “only company in the world that farms salmon while holding a significant market position in wild salmon”

Continue reading COOKE signs deal to acquire Icicle; Will become “only company in the world that farms salmon while holding a significant market position in wild salmon”

MERCURY, fish bones, additives, etc… Scary ‘Not everything is good in fish’, nor advertised as is… ‘60 Millions de Consommateurs’ investigation makes top French headlines

Continue reading MERCURY, fish bones, additives, etc… Scary ‘Not everything is good in fish’, nor advertised as is… ‘60 Millions de Consommateurs’ investigation makes top French headlines

12.3 million portions of fish n’ chips eaten every week in the UK; Young’s Seafood study provides insight in consumer behaviour

Continue reading 12.3 million portions of fish n’ chips eaten every week in the UK; Young’s Seafood study provides insight in consumer behaviour