Seafood Watch - Seafood Guide

Pollock

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SEAFOODRATINGMARKET NAMESLOCATION/CERTIFICATIONHOW CAUGHT/FARMED
Pollock Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Boston Bluefish, Blue Cod, Blue Coalfish, Coley, Imitation Crab, Kanikama, Saithe, Snapper, Surimi Marine Stewardship Council Certified Wild
Pollock, Alaska Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Imitation Crab, Kanikama, Surimi Alaska Wild
Pollock, Atlantic Avoid: Avoid these products for now. These fish come from sources that are overfished or fished or farmed in ways that harm the environment. Boston Bluefish, Blue Cod, Blue Snapper, Coalfish, Coley, Saithe Iceland Danish Seine, Trawl
Pollock, Atlantic Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Boston Bluefish, Blue Cod, Blue Snapper, Coalfish, Coley, Saithe Norway Danish Seine, Trawl
Pollock, Atlantic Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Boston Bluefish, Blue Cod, Blue Snapper, Coalfish, Coley, Saithe Iceland Set Gillnet
Pollock, Atlantic Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Boston Bluefish, Blue Cod, Blue Snapper, Coalfish, Coley, Saithe Canada Wild
Pollock, Atlantic Best Choice: These fish are abundant, well managed and fished or farmed in environmentally friendly ways. Boston Bluefish, Blue Cod, Blue Snapper, Coalfish, Coley, Saithe Norway Gillnet, Purse Seine
Pollock, Atlantic Good Alternative: These are good alternatives to the best choices column. There are some concerns with how they are fished or farmed – or with the health of their habitats due to other human impacts. Boston Bluefish, Blue Cod, Blue Snapper, Coalfish, Coley, Saithe U.S. Atlantic Wild


Pollock, Wild, Marine Stewardship Council Certified


Summary

Seafood Watch conducted an eco-certification benchmarking study to identify which standards are consistent with our sustainability criteria. We identified the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard as equivalent to at least our yellow "Good Alternative" recommendation. MSC Certified


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