Copper River Seafoods Does the Right Thing by Thumbing Their Noses at the MSC

MSC-LogoCopper River Seafoods plans to withdraw support for the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification of the Alaska salmon fishery in 2014, leaving Silver Bay Seafoods as the only remaining large processor still in support. This is the latest blow to the efforts of the Seattle-based Purse Seine Vessel Owners Association (PSVOA) to get the fishery re-certified to the MSC standard, which the top eight salmon processing companies — Trident Seafoods, Icicle Seafoods, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Peter Pan Seafoods, Alaska General Seafoods, E & E Foods, Kwikpak Fisheries, and North Pacific Seafoods — all oppose. read more here  20:00

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