Almost exactly a year ago, McDonalds USA announced it would become the first national restaurant chain to adopt the Marine Stewardship Councils (MSC) blue ecolabel on its fish packaging in restaurants in the United States. McDonalds made a similar commitment in Europe in 2011. McDonalds decision has had significant impact on the fishing industry; more than 14,000 McDonalds restaurants across the United States have met the MSC Chain of Custody standard for traceability, which is the ability to track the fish all the way back through the supply chain to the fishery.
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