Campaigners challenge ‘protected’ rule change for Scottish salmon

Close up on a whole raw salmon on wooden background

Environmental charity Wildfish has formally appealed against a change in the rules on what can be called “Scottish salmon”. Last month the UK Government approved a request to amend the “Protected Geographical Indication” (PGI) for “Scottish farmed salmon” to “Scottish salmon”. The PGI rules set out strict criteria for regional food products, specifying not only…

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Campaigners question ‘sustainable salmon’ claims

Two campaign groups are calling on the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority to take action over the industry body Salmon Scotland’s use of the word “sustainable”. The two organisations, WildFish and Coastal Communities Network Scotland (CCN), say they have submitted a detailed dossier and complaint to the CMA. The complaint details the extensive use of…

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