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Sustainable seafood – because there is more to Christmas than turkey

by Joanna Jones
Seafood traditions across the globe - because there is more to Christmas than turkey.
Oyster dish

Joanna Jones, marine life lover and intern at the MSC, looks at seafood traditions across the globe.

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Sustainable seafood for all seasons

by Matt Gummery
Matt Gummery, Fisheries Certification Manager and self-declared foodie, shares his favourite sustainable seafood recipes.
Hake fish tacos

Matt Gummery, Fisheries Certification Manager and self-declared foodie, shares his favourite sustainable seafood recipes with us.

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How does MSC compare to other seafood labels?

MSC's Science & Standards Director, Dr David Agnew explains how MSC compares to other seafood labels
Seafood shopper

Buyers, retailers and shoppers are navigating an increasing number of seafood labels. We are often asked what makes the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) stand out in comparison to other labelling and seafood certification programs. Here’s a summary of the key points.

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Icelandic cod: carrying the torch for sustainable seafood at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games

by Jo Miller
The story of sustainable cod at Rio 2016
Icelandic cod

The Olympic and Paralympic Games present a great opportunity to forge positive links between sport and the environment. This year, as part of a commitment to sustainability, 100% of the cod served to athletes in the Olympic and Paralympic Village came from Visir, a family-run fishing business in Grindavik, south west Iceland.

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How DNA testing works

by James Simpson
James Simpson breaks down the science behind the MSC's DNA testing program.
DNA testing

When you look at a piece of meat, or a piece of fish, it’s often difficult to tell what species it is. Turn it into a pie or a fish cake and the difficult becomes the impossible. That’s where DNA testing helps. With a sample half a centimetre wide dropped into a little tube of preservative, you can find out if your fish is what the packet says, or if it is something else. It’s not even very expensive.

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