Tag Archives: Marine Stewardship Council

The one that got away

SUSTAINABLE FISH are proving an elusive catch in England’s primary schools with 86% of pupils missing out.                   Kids are still finding it hard to find sustainable fish on their school dinner menus. According to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), 86% of England’s primary school children “miss out” on responsibly sourced…
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New reports reveal a turning tide for sustainable seafood

TWO NEW reports published by The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) show the progress being made to secure the future of the world’s oceans.                         With 29% of the world’s oceans currently overfished, the reports show how commitments by seafood producers, retailers and consumers are…
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MSC celebrates World Oceans Day with Seafood Sustainability Awards 2014

TO CELEBRATE World Oceans Day (June 8th) and marking its 15th anniversary, the Marine Stewardship Council has announced a new series of awards for the foodservice sector.                   The awards recognise the leadership position taken by UK companies that are helping to transform the world’s oceans to…
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The Scottish White Fish Producer’s Association launches new video

THE SCOTTISH White Fish Producers' Association (SWFPA) has launched a new video that focuses on the role of our fishermen in sustainably harvesting fish.                     The video 'Sea to Plate – the Fisherman' features an interview with Peter Bruce, skipper of the Budding Rose, immediately after…
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Aramark lands fresh food status at Askham Bryan College

THE FRESHNESS, quality and provenance of the food and meals Aramark serves at Askham Bryan College have been recognised, as the company gains ‘Bronze’ Food for Life Catering Mark status.                   The Mark is awarded by the Soil Association, and provides a unique guarantee that Aramark’s food…
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Swimming together

SMALL HOSPITALITY companies are being offered the chance to cut the cost of the MSC seafood certification by a third.                   Sustainable procurement can be expensive, especially for small companies without the financial clout to buy products and services in bulk. But for independent restaurants and fish…
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Safeguarding seafood by managing our seas

INCREASING CONCERNS about 'food security' for the UK, alongside dwindling public investment in fisheries research has led some to question how we can meet future knowledge needs to sustainably manage our seas.                     Scientists at Bangor University argue that despite their economic importance to the UK…
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