Read more about the article Europêche files anti-dumping complaint over Chinese tuna exports
Chinese tuna producers are heavily and unfairly subsidised, according to Europêche. Image: NOAA

Europêche files anti-dumping complaint over Chinese tuna exports

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Europêche has presented today a request to the European Commission for the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of tuna processed loins – mainly skipjack – originating in China,…

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Read more about the article OPAGAC and Thai Union co-operate on promoting seagoing workers’ rights
The AENOR standards are serving as a template for Thai Union’s social certification for crews. Image: OPAGAC

OPAGAC and Thai Union co-operate on promoting seagoing workers’ rights

The world’s largest producer of canned tuna in the world, Thai Union, working with Global Seafood Assurances (GSA), is taking requirements for workers’ rights on board set out in the…

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Read more about the article Australia’s eastern tuna and billfish fishery receives MSC certification
The Eastern Tuna and Billfish certification applies to the target species of albacore tuna, yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna, and swordfish. Image: Tuna Australia

Australia’s eastern tuna and billfish fishery receives MSC certification

One of Australia’s largest fisheries, the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (ETBF) has been awarded MSC certification for sustainability, which has been achieved with support from the Australian Government’s Our Marine Parks…

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Read more about the article Highlighting human rights shortfalls in tuna supply chain
OPAGAC has contrasted the enthusiasm of supermarket chains for environmental labels with the lack of provision for identifying breaches of human rights. Image: OPAGAC

Highlighting human rights shortfalls in tuna supply chain

According to a study by Deloitte, carried out on behalf of a Spanish tuna industry group, the major corporate suppliers of Western Pacific canned tuna for European supermarkets are lax…

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