Environmental Justice Foundation

EU Blacklists Belizean Seafood

In a move to eradicate illegal fishing, the EU has blacklisted Belize from exporting it’s produce to the world’s most valuable seafood market as of Monday May 13, the ban will require ALL EU states to stop importing seafood from Belize and the EU vessels are required to stay out of their waters. The ban includes Belize, Cambodia and Guinea. This comes after being warned back in 2012 to take action against illegal fishing or face the consequences. [pullquote]“I want EU citizens to know that the fish they consume is sustainable, wherever it comes from. – EU’s Fisheries Commissioner Maria […]