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ASC (Aquaculture Stewardship Council)
[[CertDescription::ASC is a global NPO for sustainable aquaculture. Founded 2010 by WWF and IDH (The Sustainable Trade Initiative), it has now headquarters in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.]]
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Issuer: Aquaculture Stewardship Council certificate website

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BrandWiki's opinion: The website is packed with abbreviations and name-dropping!

NOT trustworthy and/or sustainable Greenpeace Label Check AT 2018

There is no credible quality certificate for wild fish or aquaculture, because nowhere is the precautionary principle taken into account. The entire industrial sector is considered unsustainable (and therefore all quality marks in it are considered untrustworthy).

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council is an independent, international non-profit organisation that manages the world’s leading certification and labelling programme for responsible aquaculture.
Source: About

Certain details/standards/abbreviations are mentioned on the website:

(Source: FAQ)


ASC' standards cover currently 12 species:

(Source: Standards)

The standards focus on the environmental impact as well as the social impact (employees and local community) of farming.

Standards have been developed closely with these institutions:

(Source: Standards)

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