Mackerel removed from the MCS’s Fish to Eat list

Mackerel has been removed from the Marine Conservation Society’s Fish to Eat list and is now rated as a fish to eat only occasionally.

Herring and sardine are still on the menu but it’s a shame mackerel is no longer considered a sustainable fish – I love the stuff.

From the MCS website:

“If people want to continue eating mackerel they should ensure they buy it from as sustainable a source as possible. That means fish caught locally using traditional methods –  including handlines, ringnets and drift nets – or from suppliers who are signatories to the principles of the Mackerel Industry Northern Sustainability Alliance”

Full story on the Marine Conservation Society’s website.

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By John Loydall

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