MSC process transparent & scientifically robust, encourages stakeholder input – MSC responds to critics; “We stand by the credibility of our program”

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PUBLIC Consultation: Benchmark report for the GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Certification System: January 31 to March 1, 2018

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SCOTTISH Parliament inquiry: Views sought on Review of Environmental Impact of Salmon Farming SAMS report content

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DSM and Evonik establish Veramaris joint venture “to set new standard for omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA for animal nutrition”

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‘SECRET benefactor’ pledges to match donations to Environment Tasmania’s critical farmed salmon campaign, ahead of State elections…

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‘BLOOD water’ in Scotland: BBC echoes call from Staniford urging SSPO to expel Cooke Aquaculture due to breaches of industry’s code of practice

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WWF urges MSC to adopt key reforms: “WWF does expect to see strong, more specific and more immediate commitments” – John Tanzer

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‘CRITICAL Improvements needed’: 66 eNGOs & academics write to MSC Chairman to highlight “key flaws in the MSC Standard”

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BRITISH Columbia Salmon Farmers’ Association Exec. Director leaves to join Marine Harvest Canada’s Public Affairs division; BCSFA search begins

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MSC sets out agenda to strengthen assurance model and announces key changes to certification requirements

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“DESPITE several years of highly publicized efforts… Thai government has not taken the steps necessary to end forced labor on fishing boats” – HRW

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

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“LONG forgotten”… Two predominatant schemes – ASC & BAP – “have the potential to lead to improvements in fish welfare” – Open Philanthropy

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FOODIES & Pro-surfer join farmed salmon products boycott in Tasmania; Tassal ‘sorry to hear’; Minister refers to “extremely dangerous precedent”

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MICROPLASTICS: Ireland commits to introduce national legislation by end 2018 to prohibit sale & manufacture of certain products containing microbeads

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