News and articles from the Global Seafood Alliance, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), and Best Seafood Practices (BSP)

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GSA Partners with Envisible to Digitize Seafood Assurances

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) has partnered with Envisible, a company specializing in sustainable sourcing and traceability technology, to digitize GSA’s operations in a multi-year partnership that will leverage supply chain information for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) and Best Seafood Practices (BSP) stakeholders across the globe. This initiative will enable GSA partners and endorsers to 

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What is a seafood feed mill?

Note: Each step in the seafood production chain has its own importance, but they work together to create the best quality products for consumers. In the #SeafoodWithStandards campaign, throughout 2022 we will be highlighting each stop along the production chain to pull back the curtain and explain what happens there. The next stop is seafood 

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Amfori, GSA Partner on Human Rights Due Diligence in Seafood

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with amfori, a leading global business association for open and sustainable trade, outlining the terms and objectives of a partnership. GSA is an international nongovernmental organization dedicated to advancing responsible seafood practices through education, advocacy and third-party assurances. GSA’s two 

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GSA Hires Industry Veteran Mike Kocsis as Chief Systems Officer

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that it hired seafood industry veteran Mike Kocsis as chief systems officer, a new position within the nonprofit organization. Kocsis will oversee GSA’s information technology and certification operations departments and report to GSA CEO Brian Perkins. Kocsis has nearly 20 years of supply chain and operations 

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Global Seafood Alliance Aims to Increase Seafood Consumption with First Consumer Marketing Campaign

Today the Global Seafood Alliance announced the launch of its first consumer marketing campaign to coincide with U.S. National Seafood Month in October. To capitalize on consumers’ shift to more seafood consumption and preference for fish that’s responsibly sourced, the campaign will communicate directly with consumers through earned and social media and engage retailers and 

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GSA Welcomes Three New Members to Standards Oversight Committee

The Global Seafood Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its 12-member Standards Oversight Committee (SOC). Toby Middleton, head of market operations at the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), and Michael Park, CEO of the Scottish White Fish Producers Association, were formerly on the SOC for Global Seafood Assurances, which in 

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What happens within fisheries?

Note: Each step in the seafood production chain has its own importance, but they work together to create the best quality products for consumers. In the #SeafoodWithStandards campaign throughout 2022, we will be highlighting each stop along the production chain to pull back the curtain and explain what happens there. The next stop we’re focusing 

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Former New Brunswick Aquaculture, Fisheries Minister Joins GSA Board of Directors

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that Rick Doucet has joined its board of directors, effectively immediately, the nonprofit organization announced on March 28. Doucet is the former minister of aquaculture and fisheries for New Brunswick, Canada. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience in both the public and private 

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BAP Program Grew 8.6 Percent in 2021, Certified Facilities Retention Rate at Five-Year High

A testament to the industry’s dedication to responsible seafood production and sourcing, even during difficult times, the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program grew 8.6 percent last year, ending 2021 with 3,169 BAP-certified facilities in six continents and 39 countries, up from 2,918 BAP-certified facilities at the end of 2020.