Press Releases

IFFO wins the Effective Voice Award at the International & European Associations Congress

7th May 2015
IFFO is proud to announce that our Director General Andrew Mallison was last night presented with the Effective Voice award at the International & European Association Awards, held in Lausanne, Switzerland. The award recognises IFFO efforts in providing feedback to the UN Committee on Food...

VIDEO: SeaWeb "Seafood Champion"Andrew Jackson of IFFO and Explorer Fabian Cousteau Discuss Industry and Environmental Cooperation

30th April 2015
Summary: A cooperative spirit abounded at this spring’s seafood conferences, including the international SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New Orleans, where representatives of the commercial fishing industry joined environmental organizations and others for a series of events overviewing the future of...

Invitation to provide input into a new version of IFFO RS, the leading standard for the responsible sourcing of the marine ingredients

13th April 2015
In order to maintain the credibility and relevancy of its leading standard, the IFFO RS’s Governance Board has decided to commit to an extensive review and the production of a new version of the standard (IFFO RS V2). To start this very important next stage, IFFO RS Ltd. has produced a draft Terms...

2015 Seafood Champion Award for Leadership awarded to IFFO’s Andrew Jackson

10th February 2015
IFFO is proud to announce that our Technical Director Dr Andrew Jackson was last night presented with the 2015 Seafood Champion Award for Leadership.  Dr Jackson was one of four finalists in the Leadership category at the Seafood Champion Awards Ceremony, hosted at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New...

IFFO response to the recent paper on China’s aquaculture and the world’s wild fisheries

20th January 2015
IFFO welcomes a recent paper published in Science entitled China’s aquaculture and the world’s wild fisheries and recognises it as a useful and timely contribution, but there are inaccuracies that need highlighting.  The paper correctly lists some key areas of concern in China including the better...