Marine Stewardship Council warns Russian invasion of Ukraine could get Russian fisheries uncertified

    Certification bodies can't do their job.

    In a statement issued late yesterday, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) expressed their concern and announced that the war situation could get Russian fisheries uncertified. “It appears likely that the impact of economic sanctions imposed on the Russian economy, and the likelihood of further and more extensive sanctions being implemented, could lead to the loss of MSC Certification for Russian fisheries as independent certification bodies are prevented from engaging in required auditing, assurance and surveillance activities”, Marine Stewardship Council CEO, Rupert Howes, said.

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