The Responsible Seafood Choice

Month: September 2017

Dan Fisk holding big barramundi

Barramundi: A Responsible Aquaculture Species Profile

Get to Know a Fish that Just About Everyone Likes   Barramundi is renowned for its great taste and suitability for tropical ocean farming. It offers compelling health benefits and one of the best sustainability profiles of any fish. This has earned barramundi its reputation as “the perfect fish for a changing world.” Barramundi is a delicious whitefish with a mild and buttery flavor. With its dense, meaty texture, it tastes like a cross between grouper and halibut. Best of all, it’s never “fishy.” Rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, the fish is a favorite amongst chefs and home cooks around … READ MORE “Barramundi: A Responsible Aquaculture Species Profile”

Yiguo.com and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at a ceremony in Shanghai on Sept. 15, 2017, at which Yiguo.com announced it would begin working with GAA’s BAP third-party certification program.

Yiguo.com, GAA Sign MOU to Make BAP-Certified Seafood Available to Chinese Consumers

Yiguo.com and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at a ceremony in Shanghai on Sept. 15, 2017, at which Yiguo.com announced it would begin working with GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. Yiguo.com, a leading China-based grocery food e-commerce platform, committed to including BAP in its seafood sourcing policy and preferentially sourcing seafood products that originate from BAP-certified facilities. That also means BAP-certified products and their providers can expedite the process to do business with Yiguo, and Yiguo’s customers will be able to purchase BAP-certified seafood from home and abroad. Yiguo.com and GAA … READ MORE “Yiguo.com, GAA Sign MOU to Make BAP-Certified Seafood Available to Chinese Consumers”

Seafood Twice a Week Starts at Breakfast: 3 Fish-Friendly Ideas for the Morning Meal

Seafood Twice a Week Starts at Breakfast: 3 Fish-Friendly Ideas for the Morning Meal

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that we all consume at least two seafood meals a week. For pregnant and nursing women, that recommendation is even higher: two to three seafood meals a week. Seafood contains a powerhouse of nutrients including lean protein, antioxidants like selenium, and omega-3 fatty acids, which play a positive role in keeping our hearts, eyes and brains healthy. If achieving that twice-a-week seafood goal is a challenge or you’re at a loss for fish-friendly meal ideas, look no further than breakfast. Seafood in the morning is doable and delicious when you swap familiar morning favorites like oatmeal, toast … READ MORE “Seafood Twice a Week Starts at Breakfast: 3 Fish-Friendly Ideas for the Morning Meal”

BAP pillars of responsible aquaculture

Best Aquaculture Practices and the Four Pillars of Responsible Aquaculture

The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) pillars of responsible aquaculture are the foundation of our certification program aquaculture standards—guiding all the work that we do within the seafood industry to keep it moving forward in a responsible and sustainable fashion.