Source & Author: BBC
Diners in restaurants in the Belgian capital may be in for a surprise after a report found 30% of fish is being substituted with cheaper alternatives.
Source & Author: Oceana
DNA analysis conducted by Oceana shows widespread consumer deceit, including EU institutions’ canteens in which 38% of seafood tested was mislabeled. Bluefin tuna, sole and cod are substituted by species up to 40% cheaper.
Author: Jason Holland
With the exception of those companies taking part in it, illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is not good for business. Initial consequences are felt by the seafood industry: it quickly depletes fish stocks, reduces the potential for honest fishermen to make a living and undermines management and conservation efforts. It then goes on to weaken economies and puts the livelihoods of dependent communities at risk. It is a very far-reaching problem. Continue reading Driving the war on IUU fishing to another level
Source & Author: European Commission
Short animated video about the importance of fisheries for food security, health and growth in developing countries, highlighting the commitment of the EU with 3rd countries to help promote sustainable management of seafood resources and inclusive opportunities for trade and growth. Continue reading Sustainable fisheries for sustainable development video
Source & Author: World Fishing & Agriculture
A ‘one-stop shop’ has been launched to help combat the illegal fishing trade. Continue reading IUUWATCH launched to combat EU’s illegal fishing trade