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Alaska Salmon Processors Clarify MSC Salmon Position

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Juneau, Alaska.  May 19, 2012 – Twenty-seven Alaska salmon processing companies representing approximately 80% of the salmon caught in Alaska have reaffirmed their intent to withdraw support from MSC salmon certification.  Recent press reports about the Purse Seine Vessel Owners Association (PSVOA) becoming the client for MSC salmon certification have suggested […]

An open letter to the editor: Alaska Salmon Processors Clarify MSC Salmon Position

Juneau, Alaska. May 18, 2012   Dear Editor,   On behalf of 27 Alaska salmon processing companies representing approximately 80% of the salmon caught in Alaska we would like to reaffirm our intent to withdraw support from MSC salmon certification. Recent press reports about the Purse Seine Vessel Owners Association (PSVOA) becoming the client for […]

ALASKA SALMON PROCESSORS PULL BACK FROM MSC, FAO-BASED CERTIFICATION GETS A BOOST

Juneau, Alaska. January 18, 2012 –The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has been notified that Alaska salmon processors are phasing out their funding for certification of the Alaska salmon fishery to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard.   Alaska General Seafoods, E&E Seafoods, Icicle Seafoods, Kwik’Pak Fisheries, North Pacific Seafoods, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Peter Pan […]

ALASKA SALMON PROCESSORS PULL BACK FROM MSC, FAO-BASED CERTIFICATION GETS A BOOST

Juneau, Alaska. January 18, 2012 –The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has been notified that Alaska salmon processors are phasing out their funding for certification of the Alaska salmon fishery to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard.   Alaska General Seafoods, E&E Seafoods, Icicle Seafoods, Kwik’Pak Fisheries, North Pacific Seafoods, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Peter Pan […]