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Holland America Line Becomes First Global Cruise Line to Receive ​International​ Seafood ​​​​Certifications

Holland America Line expands their Global Fresh Fish Program with Marine Stewardship Council and Aquaculture Stewardship Council certifications for sustainable and responsible seafood

08 April 2024


The Marine Stewardship Council and Ben & Jerry’s Form Unlikely Partnership to Raise Awareness for Sustainable Seafood with April Fool’s Surprise

MSC and Ben & Jerry's celebrated the start of Earth Month with a social media surprise for fans of the popular Phish Food ice cream

01 April 2024


Jamaica Conch Makes Waves as First Conch Fishery to Attain MSC Certification

The Pedro Bank Jamaica queen conch industrial dive fishery has become the first conch fishery in the world to achieve MSC certification and the first Jamaican fishery to enter the MSC program.

27 March 2024


Albacore and yellowfin are the first MSC certified sustainable tuna species in Atlantic Canada

New tuna species and gears added as part of the successful re-certification of Atlantic Canada longline and harpoon swordfish

11 January 2024


North Coast Seafoods Launches Boat to Bowl™ Fish-First Cat Food in Target Stores Nationwide and on

North Coast Seafoods, a prominent supplier of premium quality, sustainable seafood, is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest MSC certified product line, Boat to Bowl™ Pet Foods, available in Target stores nationwide and on

08 January 2024


MSC Canada Releases First-Ever State of the Water Report

61% of Canada’s Wild-Caught Seafood is MSC Certified Sustainable. Sales of MSC labelled Seafood are up 280%.

29 November 2023


Millions missing out on vital nutrients due to overfishing

New research from the MSC shows that eliminating overfishing could provide nutrition for millions of additional people and help to prevent serious and life-threatening health conditions.

08 June 2023


Statement on State of Alaska Commissioner’s letter

Statement from MSC in response to the letter from Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner, Doug Vincent-Lang.

02 June 2023


First Inland Fishery in the US Achieves Third Party Sustainability Certification

Utah’s Great Salt Lake brine shrimp fishery has officially achieved the Marine Stewardship Council's (MSC) sustainable wild fishery certification, making it the first inland fishery in the United States to earn this prestigious certification.

15 May 2023


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What is sustainable fishing?

What is sustainable fishing?

Sustainable fishing means leaving enough fish in the ocean, respecting habitats and ensuring people who depend on fishing can maintain their livelihoods.

What does the MSC label mean?

What does the MSC label mean?

The blue fish label is only applied to wild fish or seafood from fisheries certified to the MSC standard, a scientific measure of sustainable fishing.