Barents Sea cod, haddock and saithe fishery obtains MSC certification
This fishery is one of the main global sources of Atlantic cod and of north Atlantic haddock. (Map: Stock File/FIS)
(RUSSIAN FEDERATION, 9/22/2016)
The Barents Sea fishery of cod, haddock and saithe has proved to continue meeting the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) Standard so it has been recertified as an environmentally sustainable fishery.
As a result, any products from this fishery may continue carrying the blue MSC label, identifying their origin from a sustainable source.
“The re-certification of our fishery to MSC standard for sustainable fisheries is a proof that our strategy aimed at development of sustainable fishery is effective. We’ve played a leading role in promoting sustainable fishery values among other actors in fishery sector in Russia and worldwide. In five years of MSC certification we have managed to implement actions to close all six conditions set under initial MSC certification,” pointed out Sergey Sennikov, Chief Sustainability Officer of (More Info)
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