One of the easiest ways to know that your seafood was produced in a safe, responsible, and ethical way is to look for the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) label when you shop for seafood products.
These steps are represented by stars on the BAP label.
Where the product is processed and packaged before reaching you
Where the fish are grown to harvest size
Where the fish are reared and raised
Where fish feed is produced
Water quality, proper disposal of waste, and ensuring marine habitats are protected.
Proper monitoring of behavior and physical health and ensuring animals are treated humanely.
Proper sanitation, product handling and transport confirmed by product inspections.
Fair treatment of workers and providing safe, healthy, and clean working conditions.
BAP is part of the Global Seafood Alliance, an international nonprofit organization that works to advance responsible seafood practices through advocacy, education and certification. GSA is a membership organization whose members consist of producers, retailers, restaurants, associations, and individuals like you. Join us in supporting responsible seafood practices around the world by becoming a member today.