Sustainable Seafood


Being Ocean Wise – Not a Question of Wild vs. Farmed Seafood

When looking for sustainable seafood options, it’s not a question of wild vs. farmed seafood. There are both sustainable and unsustainable options for both. A lot of factors need to be considered before making a truly sustainable choice. So, what are the right questions to ask before putting seafood on your menu or your table? Questions like this are increasingly on the minds of Canadian consumers and restaurateurs alike. According to a recent survey from Restaurants Canada, eight out of 10 restaurants and other foodservice businesses across Canada say environmental sustainability is important to their success. Fortunately, when it comes to making sustainable choices about seafood, it’s easy to become Ocean Wise. Ocean Wise Is Here to Help! The Ocean Wise Seafood Program was created to help consumers, restaurants, retailers, suppliers and producers make sustainable seafood choices by connecting them with the most up-to-date science and recommendations. Their goal is…