Bad news for haddock…

I’m not well up on seafood, so this comes as sent from the Marine Conservation Society: The latest seafood ratings on the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) Good Fish Guide website have seen three haddock fisheries in the North Sea and West of Scotland area downgraded, due to a change in […]

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The Change for Fish campaign

The UK’s leading marine charity says it believes a scheme, in which restaurants and eateries donate cash from the sale of their seafood dishes, will help bring the issue of making sustainable fish choices to a wide audience of diners. ‘Change for Fish’ is the brainchild of the Marine Conservation […]

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If You Eat Anywhere Other Than Bude…

You may come across some of these restaurants… A lack of information about the sources of seafood is one of the biggest barriers for diners trying to eat seafood sustainably, analysis by Fish2fork and the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) shows. Eleven high street restaurant chains and pubs were assessed on […]

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Why Marazion Had Thousands of Dead Fish Washed Up

Tens of thousands of dead fish just washed up on a Cornish beach – here’s why Michel Kaiser, Bangor University It must have been an incredibly morbid sight. Walkers on Marazion beach in Cornwall, at the south-western tip of mainland Britain, recently discovered tens of thousands of dead fish had […]

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Illegitimate Fish Stocks

Buying fish through illegitimate sources damages the fishing industry, fish stocks and the long term future of the marine environment. Which means if you are catching fish for ‘recreation’, then please don’t sell it, and if you are in the hospitality trade, or restaurants/chop shops, don’t buy it. Looks fishy? […]

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Good Fish Guide App

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK charity which works to ensure consumers, restaurants and food industry buyers only choose fish from sustainable sources, has released its most informative seafood App yet and says it hopes the simple advice will clarify what, for many, is a highly complex issue. The […]

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MCS’s Good Fish Guide on the Road

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is taking its sustainable seafood advice out to festival goers this summer. The charity has created a handy new Good Fish Guide, and updated its Good Fish Guide App, with the support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Buying sustainable seafood can be a tricky […]

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Fish Food Labelling – Remains Fishy?

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says new fish labelling laws that came into force at the end of 2014, have gone some way to lifting the confusion over where wild caught seafood has come from and how it was caught, but have done nothing to explain the sources of processed […]

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Fish of the Month

  Friday night might be fish night….but is March the month for mussels or is it mullet in May and dab in December? A brand new guide from the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK’s leading marine charity, is set to help consumers make the right fish choice in the […]

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