Our commitment to sustainable practices and the wellbeing of the environment spans many generations, starting in 1937. And we’re not doing it alone. Morey’s works closely with a number of external industry groups and agencies to help ensure a consistent and renewable source of species, as well as other important environmental interests, from packaging and logistics to clean water management. At Morey’s, our commitment to the environment is only equaled by our dedication to our product quality and safety. We monitor our facilities and products using a stringent set of food safety and sanitation standards. Morey’s is a business member of National Fisheries Institute, a governing member of the Global Aquaculture Alliance and a founding member of the Seafood Foundation. Morey’s has been a contributor to both Ocean Trust and SeaShare. Our facilities hold multiple and varying certifications based on customer needs including Certification under the Global Food Safety initiative through the British Retail Consortium and Marine Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Certification. All of our facilities have strict HACCP plans and are inspected annually by the FDA. Our facilities have multiple inspections (many listed below), including 3rd party audits by Cook in Thurber and other independent customer inspections including the United States military audit. For more details on our affiliations please see below.
BRC – British Retail Consortium
BRC has become a benchmark for best practice in the food industry for evaluating both manufactures and retailers. BRC audits are based on seven sub-categories: senior management commitment, food safety plan (HACCP), food safety and quality management system, site standards, product control, process control and personnel.
For more information on BRC standards and practices, please visit: www.brcglobalstandards.com
NFI – National Fisheries Institute
The National Fisheries Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to education about seafood safety, sustainability, and nutrition. NFI and its members are committed to the sustainable management of our oceans and being stewards of our environment by endorsing the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Fisheries. Our investment in our oceans today will provide our children and future generations the health benefits of a plentiful supply of fish and seafood tomorrow. NFI is committed to being a key resource on fish and seafood. AboutSeafood.com is brought to you by the National Fisheries Institute and its members to provide you with seafood recipes, in addition to nutritional and health information about seafood.
For more information go to: www.aboutseafood.com
GAA – Global Aquaculture Alliance
The Global Aquaculture Alliance is an international, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture around the world. GAA recognizes that aquaculture is the only sustainable means of increasing seafood supply to meet the food needs of the world’s growing population.
More information can be found by visiting: www.gaalliance.org
MSC – Marine Stewardship Council
The MSC has developed standards for sustainable fishing and seafood traceability. Both standards meet the world’s toughest best practice guidelines and are helping to transform global seafood markets. The MSC Mission is to use the ecolabel and fishery certification programme to contribute to the health of the world’s oceans by recognizing and rewarding sustainable fishing practices, influencing the choices people make when buying seafood, and working with our partners to transform the seafood market to a sustainable basis.
For more information, please visit: www.msc.org
Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Seafood Nutrition Partnership’s mission is to inspire a healthier America through partnerships that raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood. The foundation will address the health risks associated with low seafood consumption through partners that provide health and nutrition guidance.
More information can be found by visiting: www.seafoodnutrition.org
RFM – Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management
RFM’s mission is to ensure that fisheries are independently assessed and scored against a set of criteria, and must meet these criteria in order to become certified. Based on internationally recognized criteria from the United Nations FAO, RFM Certified Seal allows companies to highlight certified sustainable seafood, believe in transparent, including balanced and fair participation by all interested parties, use scientific evidence available and considers traditional knowledge of resources, evaluates regular stock assessment, its range, the species biology and the ecosystem.
To find out more about the certification, please visit: http://www.alaskaseafood.org/