Tag Archives: certification of seafood

The C word

Certification. It’s a nasty word in Alaska right now. So nasty in fact, that the State has successfully lobbied the US government to remove mention of the C word from its seafood purchasing guidelines. The General Services Administration has now removed all references to 3rd party certifications from its “Healthy and Sustainable Food Guidelines. Alaska is right to do so. Certification of seafood is now big business. [email protected]   15:15

Daniel N. Russell says ASMI “sustainable fishing” is not the only issue for certification of seafood.

The problem is that “sustainable fishing” is not the only issue for certification of seafood. Steven Mufson reported (Oct. 3, Washington Post) that six single-shell tanks and a double-shell tank are leaking highly radioactive isotopes and horribly toxic chemicals from Hanford, Wash., nuclear waste dump into groundwater (which goes into our Pacific Ocean). [email protected] 11:26