Topic Best Aquaculture Practices

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Retailers and Foodservice Operators Join GSA in First Consumer Campaign for National Seafood Month

Throughout the month of October, the Global Seafood Alliance’s first consumer marketing campaign, “Healthy Fish, Healthy Planet, Healthy You!,”  will culminate with retail and foodservice promotions and consumer communications focused on GSA’s Best Aquaculture Practices certification. Timed to coincide with U.S. National Seafood Month in October, the campaign will educate consumers using earned and social 

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Global Seafood Alliance Creates Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Role, Hires Alison Harris

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that it has hired Alison Harris as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, a newly created role for the nonprofit organization. Harris oversees GSA’s Market Development and Outreach teams and reports to GSA CEO Brian Perkins. “GSA’s mission is to build trust in seafood,” says GSA CEO 

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New BAP Sustainable Feed Ingredients Vanguard Standard Released for Public Comment

The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Sustainable Feed Ingredients Vanguard Standard is now available for public comment, the Global Seafood Alliance announced on Aug. 4. The 60-day public comment period ends on Oct. 3. Currently, feed mills find it difficult to meet sustainability goals because of the limited availability of certified ingredients, particularly plant-based ones. This 

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Kingfish Zeeland First in Europe to Complete Pilot of Raised Without Antibiotics Standard

The Kingfish Company, a Yellowtail Kingfish producer with its Kingfish Zeeland facility based in the Netherlands, has become the first company in Europe to successfully complete a pilot of Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) Raised Without Antibiotics Standard. Kingfish Zeeland was also the world’s first recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) to earn Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification 

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Global Seafood Alliance Launches BAP Consumer-Facing Website

A new Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) consumer-facing website, a key piece of the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) first-ever consumer marketing campaign, was unveiled today. The site features information on the BAP certification program, an introduction to aquaculture, seafood recipes and information on seafood’s positive effect on health and wellness. The site also links to a 

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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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Hong Kong & Macau to Celebrate World Oceans Day with BAP-Certified Seafood

More than 30 leading restaurants and hotels in Hong Kong and Macau have created special menus highlighting responsibly sourced seafood in celebration of World Oceans Day to show their commitment toward eating responsible seafood. Starting June 6, restaurants participating in the week-long event will serve seafood from certified aquaculture operations and biologically sustainable fishing operations. 

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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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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