Seafood industry working conditions
An important part of our approach is to not
only ensure that the people employed within our seafood supply
chains are paid fairly and given safe working conditions but also
have the opportunity to work in the industry of their choice.
Seafish Responsible Fishing Scheme
The fishing industry is recognised as being one of the
most dangerous not just here in the UK but all over the
world. In 2012 we committed to source all our UK caught and
landed wild capture seafood from Seafish Responsible
Fishing Scheme certified vessels.
As we sell imported seafood as well we work with Seafish
to explore Vessel Improvement Projects and the adoption of
the scheme internationally.
Transparency and visibility of seafood supply chains
isn’t always easy to achieve but understanding that without
it we aren’t able to assess the work and living conditions
of the people employed within them has focused our work in
Visit the RFS website
In 2015 the Morrisons Foundation provided funding to The
Fishermen’s Mission. This funding provides training and equipment to young people who did not otherwise have the means to join the UK fishing fleet.
Visit the Morrisons Foundation website