Universal standard for sustainable fishmeal / oil in sight due to actions of ASC, GAA/BAP, GlobalGap
SEAFOOD.COM NEWS [Seafoodnews.com]
-- November 15, 2013 -- The Aquaculture Steward Council, Global Aquaculture Alliance and Global G.A.P. have agreed on a minimum set of standards that defines sustainably sourced fish meal and fish oil (FMFO) made up of elements common to the existing standards across the three certifying bodies. This is an important accomplishment that sets a minimum threshold for sustainable fish feed that should quickly get global acceptance.
The groups agreed on some common sense sustainability criteria for fishmeal and fish oil used in feed.
October 21, 2014 -- Look, It’s time our federal lawmakers tackled this issue — and NOAA’s budgeted revenues — head on.
That means ensuring that a far greater share of this money — dedicated to the fishing industry, not the federal government’s grotesque management of it — is headed this way.
- ASMFC 73rd Annual Meeting Supplemental Materials Part II: American Eel Working Group Recommendations and GARFO Draft Strategic Plan