Good Catch... the essentials: A manual for sustainable seafood

The Good Catch manual helps the culinary sector navigate seafood sustainability to make practical improvements in their business. Good Catch directs catering professionals to a range of user-friendly materials and activities on seafood sustainability, specifically designed to help restaurants and related businesses improve the sustainability of the fish they buy, serve and promote.


Good Catch... the essentials - a manual of seafood sustainabilityGood Catch helps the culinary sector navigate seafood sustainability to make practical improvements in their business. Good Catch directs catering professionals to a range of user-friendly materials and activities on seafood sustainability, specifically designed to help restaurants and related businesses improve the sustainability of the fish they buy, serve and promote.

Good Catch is a collaborative project of four organisations: the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), SeaWeb’s Seafood Choices and Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

Good Catch directs catering professionals to a range of user-friendly materials and activities on seafood sustainability, specifically designed to help restaurants and related businesses improve the sustainability of the seafood they buy, serve and promote.

Successful chefs and restaurateurs share a passion for sourcing and serving fantastic food. Good Catch... the essentials is designed to help you make responsible decisions as to which seafood to put on your menu. Purchasing has power; sourcing responsibly helps ensure that you and your customers can enjoy a diverse array of seafood, now and into the future. By doing so you are helping to protect the marine environment and the livelihoods of those who rely on it.

Good Catch... the essentials brings together key seafood sustainability information in one easy-to-use manual that will help you to understand the general principles of seafood sustainability.


Contents

  • Good Catch
  • Introduction
  • Stepping Stones
    • Step 1 – Gather information
      • Environmental impacts
      • Fishing methods
      • Farming methods
      • Questions and considerations
      • Seafood Audit Template
    • Step 2 – Source sustainably
      • Sourcing sustainable seafood
      • Marine Stewardship Council
      • Chain of Custody
      • Ecolabels
    • Step 3 – State your commitment
    • Step 4 – Communicate clearly
      • Getting noticed
    • Step 5 – Influence wider progress
  • Additional aspects of seafood sustainability
  • Beyond seafood
  • Delve deeper
  • Glossary
  • Maps

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18/01/2010
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