NEFMC to ask Congress in its rewrite of the Magnuson-Stevens Act to establish a certification program for seafood

gdt iconThe council voted 16-0 at the end of its three day meeting in Mystic, Conn., to ask Congress to include in its rewrite of the Magnuson-Stevens Act language establishing a certification program for seafood — similar to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s stamp of approval for meat, according to the debate at the council. continued