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Get Certified! Chain of Custody

By buying and selling MSC certified seafood you’re supporting sustainable fishing practices, allowing customers to make positive choices and securing seafood supplies for the future.

Benefits of MSC certification

Demand for traceable, sustainably caught seafood is increasing around the world. Choosing MSC Chain of Custody certification offers buyer and customer assurance

How can I get chain of custody certified?

An overview of the key stages to MSC Chain of Custody certification.

After certification

What your business needs to know and do after certification to the MSC Chain of Custody Standard.

Contact us

Call or email the relevant MSC representative who will be happy to answer your questions.

Certificate Holder Resources

Information on ecolabel use, sourcing under assessment fish, reporting changes, FAQs, and MSC policy

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Get Certified! Guides

MSC Get Certified! guides have been produced to help guide you through certification

MSC Chain of Custody Standard

The MSC Chain of Custody Standard reassures buyers and makes sure that the ecolabel is only displayed on sustainable seafood from an MSC certified fishery.

Use the MSC ecolabel

Show your customers that your fish comes from a certified sustainable source by using the MSC ecolabel on packaging, menus or marketing materials.

Updated Chain of Custody Program

Summary of changes to the MSC Chain of Custody Standard for seafood traceability, reviewed and revised in 2014-2015.

Latest news

Sustainability of the Dutch pulse trawl fishery to be independently assessed

Mar 26, 2015

MSC assessment is an opportunity for open dialogue about the sustainability of pulse trawl fishing.

Russian fishing companies Vityaz-Avto and Delta enter MSC assessment for salmon

Mar 19, 2015

Kamchatka fishing companies Vityaz-Avto and Delta enter a new assessment to the MSC Fisheries Standard for stocks of three salmon species.

Aussies Celebrate #FortheSea with Sustainable Seafood Day

Mar 18, 2015

MSC Oceania teams up with celebrities and scientists and invites all Australians to join their Friday 20 March celebration of ocean health and hearty feasts.

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