Good Catch is a collaborative initiative that aims to help people in foodservice navigate the subject of seafood sustainability. It brings together the work of four organisations: the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), SeaWeb’s Seafood Choices Alliance and Sustain. In addition to this website, Good Catch will direct foodservice professionals to a range of user-friendly materials and activities, including:
The Good Catch Manual - a rough guide to seafood sustainability, covering general issues and tips plus the low-down on around 50 species served in UK restaurants
Fish Flash – a monthly e-bulletin with sustainable seafood developments and news
practical support on sourcing MSC certified seafood and highlighting it on menus
seafood-themed workshops such as:
- a rough guide to seafood sustainability
- engaging front of house staff
- communicating a restaurant’s responsible seafood efforts to customers
- sourcing, serving and labeling MSC certified seafood
a directory of suppliers offering sustainable seafood
visits to fishermen, fish markets and other businesses.
Presented together through Good Catch, these tools and activities create a collection of clear, consistent information and practical support, specifically designed to help restaurants and related businesses improve the sustainability of the seafood they buy, serve and promote.
New catch limits set for 32 fish stocks New Zealand
The commercial tarakihi (Nemadactylus macropterus) catch in the fisheries areas off the east coast of the North and South Islands is to be reduced by 20 per cent in an effort to rebuild the depleted stock.