Alaska RFM Chain of Custody Certificate for Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics
Vital Choice enjoys chain-of-custody certification by the State of Alaska's FAO-Based Responsible Fisheries (RFM) Management program. You can view our certificate, below.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a United Nations agency. The criteria in the following FAO documents comprise the FAO-Based Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Conformance Criteria:
- The FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries 1995
- The FAO Guidelines for Eco-labelling of Fish and Fishery Products for Marine Capture Fisheries 2005/2009
- The FAO Fisheries Circular No. 917 , October 1996
These documents are considered the best globally acceptable and balanced framework for fisheries eco-certification.
Accreditation of the FAO-Based RFM Certification program comes from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which is the world's largest developer of voluntary standards for products, services and good practice. It clarifies at the highest level that RFM Certification has independence, transparency, and credibility.