Gulf Menhaden Fishery Achieves MSC Certification
Gulf of Mexico Menhaden that is processed by Omega Protein and Daybrook Fisheries was granted certification today against the Marine Stewardship Council standard.
The certification came after the independent conformity assessment body SAI Global performed an extensive review alongside extensive input from various stakeholders.
“Certification of the menhaden fishery is significant because it indicates not only a sustainable fishery, but also sustainable fish meal and fish oil,” Brian Perkins, Americas Director for the Marine Stewardship Council said. “In addition to the environmental impacts, the certification supports the fishing communities who depend on menhaden...”
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