Certification of Sustainable Use of Land and Sea - MSC standards and certification requirements.
With experts, the MSC has developed standards for sustainable fishing and seafood traceability. They ensure that MSC-labelled seafood comes from, and can be traced back to, a certified sustainable fishery.
MSC standards and certification requirements meet global best practice guidelines for certification and ecolabelling programs.
This standard establishes a system for maintaining the chain of custody in the supply chain of products from fisheries certified to the MSC Principles and Criteria for Sustainable Fishing or to other standards as approved by the MSC. It does not cover issues such as food safety or quality.
This standard is applicable to all organisations wishing to make a claim about certified products.
This standard is for the certification of the process of chain of custody subject to the MSC Certification Requirements.
28.12.2015 MSC certification: 5 species, cod, haddock, herring, saithe and redfish.