Back in 1973, Jacques Cousteau said "we have to stop being hunters in the sea and become farmers and agriculturists. Because that is civilization". Almost 50 years later, his suggestion is a reality. Regardless of the species, the production system, or the country where it is carried out, there is one thing that all those…
Under the name Chain of Custody (CoC)
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has launched a Chain of Custody (CoC) module to avoid seafood fraud and mislabelling, food safety, and use of antibiotics, and to increase opportunities for physical product checks. Thereby, it will strengthen the current assurance system.
Now, companies that hand ASC-certified products are already…
And five new members
ASC’s Supervisory Board has welcomed several new members, including a new chair, Margret Thalwitz. According to the organism, she has decades of experience in academia and organizations such as the World Bank.
Before, she was a consultant on development strategy. Also, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research.…