Best Use Cooperative Announcement of its Marine Stewardship Council Certification

For Immediate Release, June 1, 2010

Marine Stewardship Council certifies Alaska’s flatfish trawl fisheries

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Fisheries for all the major flatfish species harvested off Alaska were today certified as sustainable under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) environmental standard for sustainable and well managed fisheries. … Continue Reading

Marine Stewardship Council Certification Press Release


Alaska Seafood Cooperative

Coming to Restaurant Menus – Sustainable Alaska Flatfish

June 21, 2010 – Seattle, WA – A month after being awarded an international environmental certification, Alaska flatfish species are receiving new attention from seafood buyers and restaurateurs. After a three‐year comprehensive evaluation, the fisheries earned Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. Their products are now eligible to bear the MSC ecolabel recognizing that the seafood is harvested from a sustainable and well‐managed fishery…. Continue Reading