In this episode, Contessa Kellogg-Winters and Genevieve Hayward from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) address some of the questions that they are most frequently asked regarding their work, the world of fish farming and the ASC. As well as tackling the hard questions about antibiotic usage and fish welfare, the pair also get right down to what tastes better – wild or farmed fish. Questions were gathered from the ASC’s FAQs and through a call out on social media asking people they wanted to know.

In this episode, you’ll learn how to get ASC certified, why aquaculture matters, and the differences between farmed fish and wild-caught fish.

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“More than half of the fish consumed globally already comes from aquaculture.” – Contessa Kellogg-Winters

Show Notes:

  • What is the ASC
  • Main goals of the ASC
  • How to get ASC certified
  • Why aquaculture matters
  • The importance of Wrasse in aquaculture
  • The ASC stance on antibiotics in aquaculture
  • The quality of farmed fish versus wild-caught fish
  • Working conditions in fish farms

“What I love about aquaculture as well is that it’s such an egalitarian way of farming.” – Genevieve Hayward

Links Mentioned:

Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | ASC

Published on
Friday, 17 September 2021