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First U.S. Clam Fishery Embarks on Sustainable Fishing Assessment

Dec 22, 2015

The Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog fishery has become the first clam fishery in the U.S. to step forward for assessment to the MSC.

Luxury seafood "sustainable and affordable" this Christmas

Dec 18, 2015

With sustainable lobster, crab and caviar on sale for less than a fiver, this Christmas is the ideal time for UK shoppers to venture beyond the ‘big five’ fish

MSC certificates for Eastern Baltic Sea cod fisheries suspended

Dec 17, 2015

Stock status issues mean cod from all five Eastern Baltic Sea cod fisheries will no longer be eligfible to carry the MSC ecolabel.

Lidl Germany unveils ambitious goal for our oceans and fish resources

Dec 15, 2015

Lidl Germany plans to only sell MSC labeled fresh and frozen products in the permanent assortment from 2017 onwards; from 2018 all farmed fish sold in the permanent assortment will be certified ASC or organic. This ambitious goal was published in a company position paper that sets out terms for the purchase of fish and seafood.

First Italian fishery enters MSC assessment

Dec 10, 2015

An Italian anchovy and sardine fishery has become the first in the Mediterranean to put itself forward for assessment to the Marine Stewardship Council’s global

London locals can now eat MSC certified Cuban food

Dec 09, 2015

One of the first Cuban bar-restaurants to open in the UK has become the first to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified, sustainable fish to diners.

Dutch Postcode Lottery extends partnership with the Marine Stewardship Council

Dec 08, 2015

The Dutch Postcode Lottery has extended its funding support to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) with a €2.5 million grant over the next five years, effective from January 2016.

Japan welcomes first MSC certified independent restaurant

Dec 04, 2015

An independent restaurant in Tsuruga city, Totally Searoll Club (TSC), will be the first restaurant in Japan and Asia to serve MSC labelled seafood.

UK consumers confused about advice on cod

Dec 04, 2015

10 years after North Sea cod stocks came close to collapse, consumers in the UK are still confused about whether or not they can eat cod with a clear conscience

MSC launches 2016 scholarship program

Dec 01, 2015

MSC welcomes applications for the 2016 science scholarship program. Undergraduate or postgraduate students are invited to apply for research funding.