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Seafood businesses launch sustainable labelling and sourcing codes

The Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) has launched a new 'labelling code', intended to ensure that consumers are sure about what environmental claims on fish and seafood mean. A new 'sourcing code' accompanies the labelling and ensures that the coalition members source their fish and seafood products responsibly.

The SSC union was created to address the issue of the misleading environmental claims made by seafood brands on their products. By agreeing to the sourcing code, members commit to having good traceability, clarity about sourcing policies, and the implementation of annual risk assessments on fisheries and audits for aquaculture sources.

Read the full article here.  You can also find more resources on the sustainability issues around the fish and aquaculture industry on our website.

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25 Sep 2014
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