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Russian seafood export ban would have big impact on US

...is equally bad. The EU (as well as the U.S.) is a huge market for our pollock products. A year ago the Marine Stewardship Council, an E-NGO self-charged with championing sustainable commercial fisheries, gave its stamp of approval to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-09/russian-seafood-export-ban-would-have
Opinion
Wal-Mart to continue selling Alaska's fish

...announced Friday.In 2011 Wal-Mart said it would only sell fish certified as sustainable by the London-based Marine Stewardship Council. Several of the major players in Alaska's seafood industry dropped the certification program in January 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-26/wal-mart-continue-selling-alaskas-fish
State
State optimistic about Walmart seafood agreement

...Walmart made a commitment in 2011 to only buy and sell fish certified as sustainable by the widely-recognized Marine Stewardship Council, and wanted proof that Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute's certification program - the UN's Food and Agriculture...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-09/state-optimistic-about-walmart-seafood-
Local
Alaska hosts Walmart execs over salmon labelling issue

...In 2011, the world's largest retailer decided to only buy seafood that was certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council, a London-based organization.The Northwest and Alaska Seiners Association of Kenai says a number of large...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/alaska-hosts-walmart-execs-over-salmon-
State
Federal agencies drop MSC for salmon certification

...federal agencies from using third-party non-governmental certification organizations like the London-based Marine Stewardship Council. In January 2012, eight of the major players in Alaska's fishing industry - which together bring in about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-27/federal-agencies-drop-msc-salmon-certif
State
Empire Editorial: A good salmon flip-flop

...practices are not the same as governmental agencies, and they may have their own agendas. In the case of the Marine Stewardship Council, a London-based group, Alaska salmon was no longer judged by them for sustainability after October of 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-24/empire-editorial-good-salmon-flip-flo
Opinion
Fishermen protest Wal-Mart decision

...In 2011, the world's largest retailer decided to only buy seafood that was certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council, a London-based organization; fish in a fishery improvement program; or any equivalent certification program...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-05/fishermen-protest-wal-mart-decision
State
WWF, MSC owe explanation, apology to Alaska fishermen

...We don't farm like this" video produced by World Wide Fund for Nature Canada (WWF) in support of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). The short animated video grossly misrepresents the harvesting methods of longline, purse seine...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-25/wwf-msc-owe-explanation-apology-alask
Opinion
Protect SE Alaska for generations

...showing up in our fish, what will that do to our markets? Will permitting these regulations cause us to lose our Marine Stewardship Council endorsement for sustainability? Whatever minimal benefit, if any, herbicides may provide to the forest industry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061704/let_sealaska.shtml
Opinion
In-state company can now certify fisheries products

...The "sustainable fish" label comes from the Marine Stewardship Council, a nonprofit that developed the independent...Systems, a California company accredited by the Marine Stewardship Council. "This is a voluntary program all driven by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072306/sta_20060723012.shtml
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