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

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What is a seafood hatchery?

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 the 

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An Ocean World

A singular, interconnected ocean covers about 70 percent of Earth’s surface. It provides billions of us nourishment, and for those of us in the seafood industry, the livelihoods that our families and communities depend on. At the Global Seafood Alliance, our unique connection with the ocean serves as inspiration to dig deeper and do everything 

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George Chamberlain to present Keynote Address at Aqua India 2022

Global Seafood Alliance President, Dr. George Chamberlain, has been selected as the keynote speaker for Aqua India 2022, hosted by Society of Aquaculture Professionals (SAP), a strategic partner of GSA. George’s address, “Changing the Landscape of Global Shrimp Market and the Role of Certification”, will center around how the marketplace surrounding shrimp has changed in 

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Q&A with Michael S. Frantz of UBS

Note: The Global Seafood Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GSA’s mission of responsible seafood. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Michael Frantz, CFP®, First Vice President – Wealth Management at UBS. Tell us about your background – what was a pivotal 

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GSA Continues Partnership with North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2022

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is partnering with the North Atlantic Seafood Forum for the fourth consecutive year, co-sponsoring this year’s Sustainability Seminar, “Accelerating Towards a More Sustainable Sector,” with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). The North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) will be held both online and in-person at the 

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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