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Found 58 results for seaweed

Abalone

…its main food, which is algae and kelp. A growing number of farms are certifying to the joint MSC-ASC Seaweed Standard, which makes them a preferred choice for inclusion in…

ASC receives highest score amongst seafood farming certifications schemes in Human Rights at Sea Report

April 20, 2023

…the ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard received the second highest rating, with each Standard scoring 13 out of 15 KPIs. Finally, the ASC Chain of Custody scored 12 KPIs. ASC welcomes the…

Small Farms Now Access ASC Certification Through Group Certification

May 4, 2023

…group of 450 giant tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) farms; Jusanhama Gyokyo Youth Association in Japan, a cooperative of 19 seaweed farms producing Japanese kelp and wakame (Laminaria japonica and Undaria…

Human Rights

…manages 11 Species Standards, a Feed Standard and shares a joint Seaweed Standard and Chain of Custody Standard with MSC. These standards were developed through public consultation at different moments…

Four Easy Changes for an Environmentally Sustainable Diet

July 19, 2023

…also discovered that farmed bivalves, such as mussels, clams, scallops, and oysters, are the lowest carbon emitters of all seafood, (alongside seaweed) and actually benefit the environment by sequestering carbon…

Oysters with leek fondue

…Check for doneness after 8 minutes. Serve While the oysters are cooking, prepare the serving plates with seaweed or colored salt. Arrange the oysters on the plates and serve immediately….

Human Rights in aquaculture

…and shares a joint Seaweed Standard and Chain of Custody Standard with MSC. These standards were developed through public consultation at different moments and vary in their inclusion of human…

What are ‘blue foods’ and why are they so crucial to our future?

April 5, 2024

…fish, seafood and seaweed. This includes both wild caught and farmed seafood. Blue foods currently provide essential nutrition to 3.3 billion people worldwide, and are a source of employment for…

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