Thursday, May 3, 2012

MSC certification for Mexican yellowfin tuna

MSC has announced its first certified yellowfin tuna fishery.
The Mexico Baja California pole and line yellowfin and skipjack tuna fishery has been awarded MSC certification. The fishery, which operates in the Mexican Exclusive Economic Zone off the west coast of Baja California, was certified following independent assessment to the MSC standard for sustainable, well-managed fisheries. 
Marine Stewardship Council
Marine Stewardship Council (Photo credit: Food Ethics Council)

Products from the fishery will now be eligible to use the blue MSC ecolabel. 

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