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Sodexo and The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Sign Extension Through 2027

Sodexo will bring an ocean of new dining options to the Aquarium
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the leader in Quality of Life services, has signed a 10-year extension to continue as the exclusive food service provider and caterer at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, VA. As part of the contract renewal, Sodexo is adding new dining options featuring sustainable seafood and local, seasonal ingredients as well as renovating the popular Osprey Café.

SCS Global Services to Evaluate Only Squid Fishery Currently in the MSC Scheme

The U.S. Northeast Longfin Inshore Squid Fishery Enters Full Assessment under the Marine Stewardship Council
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June 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- SCS Global Services announced today, via the public Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) website, that the U.S. Northeast longfin inshore squid fishery has entered a sustainability assessment for MSC certification. It is the first squid fishery in the world to undergo MSC certification.

SCS Global Services Lauds Announcement of Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration

As MSC Certification Body, SCS supports this commitment through certifications worldwide
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Congratulations to The Nature Conservancy, Marine Stewardship Council, Tri Marine, and the others involved in launching the Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration. SCS has provided third party MSC assessments of fishery management and seafood traceability since 2000. As a Conformity Assessment Body that focuses on environmental and social certification, SCS will continue to be an active leader in the industry, supporting this commitment to rid oceans of illegal tuna fishing and forced labor. http://ow.ly/SV7630cxp9a 

Aramark Enhances Green Thread™ Environmental Sustainability Platform

Establishes new Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Policy; Announces Food Waste Partnership with LeanPath
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PHILADELPHIA, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Building on the company’s long-standing commitment to environmental sustainability, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms today announced a refreshed and enhanced  Green ThreadTM environmental sustainability platform. Green Thread brings to life Aramark’s commitments and programs focused on responsible sourcing, waste minimization, operational efficiency and transportation management.

Launch of FisheryProgress.org Lauded as Valuable New Resource For Sustainable Seafood Stakeholders

SCS Congratulates Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions and FishChoice for Website Launch
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) commends the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions and FishChoice on their launch of FisheryProgress.org, a comprehensive, easy-to-use website providing the latest information on the progress of fishery improvement projects (FIPs) around the world.

“Best Tasting Crab in the World" Receives MSC Certification

Certificate Awarded by SCS Global Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The West Coast Deep Sea Crab Fishery, operating off the coast of Western Australia, has earned certification under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard, the world’s premiere fishery certification program.  The independent assessment was conducted by SCS Global Services, a leading third-party auditor and MSC-accredited certification body.

Conscientous Seafood Providers Educate Others

By Traci Angel
Article

Originally published on The Guardian

It’s just not environmental advocates who are talking about sustainable seafood these days. Concerned chefs, supermarket executives and suppliers are taking action to ensure that seafood is responsibly sourced and served.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Safeway's Year-end 2015 Commitment for Responsibly Sourced Seafood

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We are proud to announce that as of year-end 2015, 77% of Safeway’s fresh and frozen seafood and 99% of private label frozen packaged seafood met our Responsible Sourcing Commitment. Since setting this ambitious goal in 2010, Safeway (including Carrs, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Vons, and Pavilions) has transitioned over 29 million pounds of seafood to environmentally responsible sources.

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