New codes to boost seafood labels and sustainable supply
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 04:20 (GMT + 9)
The Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) has announced their two codes of conduct will be launched at the Humber seafood summit –- a gathering of industry representatives -– in Grimsby.
These two codes -- the Voluntary Code of Conduct on Environmental Claims and the Voluntary Code of Conduct on Environmentally Responsible Fish and Seafood Sourcing -- should mean "consumers will be able to shop safe in the knowledge that [sustainability] claims are meaningful and harmonised across products, retailers and brands," the SSC stated.
The former also called ‘labelling code,’ which will be made clear on new packaging, is designed to give consumers certainty about what environmental claims on fish and seafood mean, while the latter – known as the ‘sourcing code’ -- will ensure that retailers and suppliers source their fish and se... FULL STORY