-->

Latest News

MCS improves cod, haddock and plaice ratings



The Marine Conservation Society (MCS)
has improved its ratings for Irish Sea cod, haddock and plaice as well as hand-lined pollack from the south west. 


North Sea cod and haddock from North Sea, West of Scotland and Skagerrak have also seen improvements in the latest version of the charity’s Good Fish Guide.

Haddock from the Irish Sea is now a green rated, ‘Best Choice’ due to an improving spawning stock biomass and declining fishing mortality, while hand-lined pollack from the south west is another ‘Best Choice’ option making it a suitable alternative to the go-to favourites of cod and haddock. 

Sprat from the Baltic Sea has also been given a green rating of 1, which means they’re at their most sustainable for 20 years.  

Despite the improvements, 41% of fish stocks in the northeast Atlantic and waters around the UK are still being overfished, according to MCS. As a result it recommends friers keep referring to its Good Fish Guide Fish website, the Pocket Good Fish Guide or the app version on iPhone or android, to ensure they have the most up-to-date sustainable seafood advice.

Archive

Diners choose sustainability over price when eating seafood

In a survey by the MSC, fish and chip diners ranked sustainability as being more important than price when eating seafood out

Scarborough chip shop owners fined £3,000 for “filthy” conditions

The co-owners of a fish and chip shop in the Yorkshire coast village of Robin Hood's Bay have been fined almost £3,000 after being found guilty of four food hygiene related offences

Top 10 newcomers announced

Ten fledgling fish and chip shops making a name for themselves have been announced as finalists in the Best Newcomer category at the 2019 National Fish & Chip Awards

All praise the mushy pea

International Mushy Pea Day is back again this year and fun is the name of the game
<< Newer
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Older >>