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...fish that has good sustainable credentials, the most reliable being that of the Marine Stewardship Council. Look for an oval blue bade with Marine Stewardship Council on it." ? Michelle Berriedale-Johnson*(See note regarding cleaning leeks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-05-27-1
Food
Walmarts to continue stocking local salmon

...USA President and CEO George Chavel asking that the corporation serve Alaska seafood not certified through the Marine Stewardship Council. In late June, Begich made the same request of Wal-mart Stores Inc. CEO Michael Duke. And, Thursday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-17/walmarts-to-continue-stocking-local-
News
What others say: A good salmon flip-flop

...practices are not the same as governmental agencies, and they may have their own agendas. In the case of the Marine Stewardship Council, a London-based group, Alaska salmon was no longer judged by them for sustainability after October of 2012...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-25/what-others-say-a-good-salmon-fli
Opinion
Fishermen protest Walmart salmon decision

...In 2011, the world's largest retailer decided to only buy seafood that was certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council, a London-based organization; fish in a fishery improvement program; or any equivalent certification program...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-04/fishermen-protest-walmart-salmon-dec
News
Gov. asks Wal-Mart to keep buying Alaska fish

...Wal-Mart last month warned suppliers that they were required to retain certification from the London-based Marine Stewardship Council.In January 2012, much of Alaska's salmon packing industry decided to not renew an agreement with the fisheries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-22/gov-asks-wal-mart-to-keep-buying-ala
News
Seafood group pushes sustainable labeling

...labels sustainable seafood. The England-based Marine Stewardship Council certifies sustainable fisheries and labels sustainable...for." ASMI wants its participation in the Marine Stewardship Council program to be "cost-neutral" - paid for...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120109/new_530829719.shtml
Alaska salmon gets eco-label

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska salmon is the first U.S. fishery to be certified by the Marine Stewardship Council as sustainable. That means Alaska salmon now is eligible to bear the label of the non-governmental group, which is working...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090500/ala_090500alapm0130001.shtml
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