Peter Redmond is vice president of Best Aquaculture Practices development for the Global Aquaculture Alliance. He is a former senior director of Walmart Stores’ sustainability department and a previous vice president and divisional merchandise manager of deli and seafood for the retailer. Redmond also formed Epiphany Group, a consulting group specializing in sustainability issues.
Redmond promotes BAP certification program to retail and foodservice operators across the globe. His philosophy is to seek business harmony in which future generations can enjoy both sustainably harvested wild seafood and responsibly grown farmed products. He champions BAP as the way forward based on the program’s pragmatic, yet science-based standards.
Drugs discovered on board Greenlandic trawler Iceland
A fourth crew member of fishing vessel Polar Nanoq, which sails under the flag of Greenland, was arrested in the Icelandic port of Hafnarfjordur, after the police discovered a large quantity of hashish aboard.
Brussels validates Spanish fisheries control system Spain
The European Commission has notified Spain that it considers finalized the implementation of the action plan to remedy deficiencies in the Spanish fisheries control system, which was established by Decision of the EC on 30 July 2012.