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Sri Lankan blue crab recommended as 'good alternative'

SRI LANKA
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 02:50 (GMT + 9)

The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program has released new recommendations for several seafood products, including a "Good Alternative" recommendation for blue crab from Sri Lanka. This cristacean has been in a Fishery Improvement Project (FIP), designed to produce the advancements needed to meet or exceed a Good Alternative rating. "This announcement opens yet another pathway for responsibly sourced seafood through our international supply chain," said Bryan Rosenberg, President & CEO, Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods. "In the current marketplace, it is simply not enough to be just a conduit for quality products, we must continue to engage at the source and be facilitators of responsible practices and solutions," he added. In July 2016, Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods (COSFF) joined the Sri Lankan Blue Swimming Crab F... FULL STORY

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