Compassion in World Farming Welcomes First Fish Certification Welfare Standards
Animal group Compassion in World Farming is pleased with the first fish certification welfare standards. The group, which was founded in 1967, is praising schemes from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and Friends of the Sea as “an important step forward.”
ASC recently announced a draft humane slaughter standard for fish, which includes a ban on the use of ice slurry. Meanwhile last year Friends of the Sea announced that they were the first certification scheme to introduce species-specific welfare standards to improve fish rearing...
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