Aquaculture (Farmed) and Fisheries (Wild-Caught) Seafood Certifications from NSF
Supported Certification Standards
Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Certification
Seafood mislabeling, quality and responsible sourcing are concerns of fish farms and their supply chain. ASC certification from NSF shows compliance to meet these challenges.
Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Certification
Everyone in the production and supply chain of farmed seafood wants to prevent food fraud and contamination. BAP certification from NSF shows compliance with all regulations.
Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) Certification
Producers and sellers of farmed and wild seafood want to document sustainable sourcing, label accuracy and traceable quality. NSF’s GSA certification meets this challenge.
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Certification
Producers of seaweed and wild-caught fish face responsible management and chain-of-custody requirements. MSC certification from NSF shows compliance with requirements.
MarinTrust Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard
Producers and users of marine-based products are concerned about sustainable sourcing and accurate labels. Through NSF, the MarinTrust CoC Standard meets these concerns.
Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification
All sources of wild-caught seafood face the challenge to verify sustainable practices, supply integrity and traceability. RFM Certification through NSF meets this demand.