Welcome to the Responsible Fishing Scheme website

The Responsible Fishing Scheme has been developed to raise standards in the catching sector, enabling those within the seafood supply chain to demonstrate their commitment to the responsible sourcing of seafood. The RFS is the only global standard that audits compliance on board fishing vessels, including ethical and welfare criteria.

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RFS Support Course generates positive feedback

I have to admit that I was quite sceptical when attending the RFS one day support course but it turned out to be a very positive experience for Flatfish.

Blog by Anton Dietschel-Buehler, Head of Technical at Flatfish

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Seafish launches new RFS Support Courses

Seafish has developed a new course to support businesses interested in the roll-out of the new Responsible Fishing Scheme to the UK fleet. Aimed at businesses along the supply chain, the course, which will be available around the UK, provides guidance on the RFS audit process, equipping attendees with the knowledge to support themselves or others through this process.

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