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    Compass commits to sustainable seafood

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has become the first major foodservice player to join the Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC), the industry-backed scheme whose ambition is for all fish and seafood sold in the UK to come from sustainable sources. The… Read More

  • Cod recovery continues

    THE ICONIC European cod fishery, which collapsed in the 1980s and has been ailing ever since, has finally increased above dangerously low levels and hauled itself off the Marine Conservation Society’s Fish to Avoid list.   North Sea cod is now… Read More

  • Brakes’ fish pledge means sustainable fish for millions

    BRAKES HAS taken a Sustainable Fish Cities pledge.                        Millions of UK schoolchildren, hospital patients, workplaces and restaurant diners are to be served only demonstrably sustainable fish, thanks to the pledge… Read More

  • More MSC fish

    THE MARINE Conservation Society (MCS) and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC – not to be confused – have both published updates recently offering good news and bad.                         Although 29%… Read More

  • MCS put mackerel on the menu for Scots

    THE NEWS that the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has put mackerel back on its list of ‘fish to eat’ has been welcomed by the Scottish mackerel processing industry.                          … Read More

  • Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer lead the way in sustainable seafood, says the Marine Conservation Society

    THE MARINE Conservation Society (MCS) says the lack of participation in its latest Supermarket Seafood Survey by some of the UK’s most well-known retailers is keeping consumers in the dark when it comes to choosing sustainable seafood.   MCS says… Read More

  • Hanging in the balance

    COD’S COMEBACK means conservationists face another battle to persuade the fishing industry not to take the fish off consumer blacklists just yet.                         The good news is that North… Read More

  • The future of fishing

    DISCARDS AND by catch could be history thanks to a revolutionary approach to fishing.                     Imagine if every fish landed on a trawler was alive, in perfect condition and small fish,… Read More

  • International initiative launched to promote sustainable salmon fishing

    INDUSTRY LEADERS from the global salmon farming sector yesterday (15TH August) launched a new international initiative to promote sustainable salmon fishing practices.   The new Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) brings together 15 of the world’s biggest salmon producers under a… Read More

  • Fish eco-labels to be assessed and harmonised

    SODEXO AND Sainsbury’s are among the companies involved in a new project to develop a level playing field for seafood certification schemes.                           The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative… Read More