Dolphin Safe U.S. Department of Commerce

Dolphin Safe U.S. Department of Commerce

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In 1999, the United States signed on as a Party to the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP). Every U.S. tuna purse seine vessel greater than 400 short tons carrying capacity fishing in the ETP must have an IATTC approved observer onboard to oversee every fishing trip. The vessel owners or management of such vessels are responsible for notifying NMFS of the location and expected time of arrival for each completed ETP trip.

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The "fair for life - Social & FairTrade certified by IMO" certification seal guarantees that the production complies at all stages with the social responsibility as well as fairtrade criteria of the Fair for Life Social & FairTrade Certification Programme.All certified companies must comply with a comprehensive set of environmental criteria: Important aspects of water conservation, energy management and climate change, ecosystem management and waste management are controlled during the annual audits. Certified companies must not be engaged in habitat destruction and should work on continuous improvement of their energy use. Operators are encouraged to perform beyond minimum requirements by e.g. engaging in conservation programmes in their vicinity or elsewhere. All operations have to be certified according to an acknowledged organic or ecological minimum standard, e.g. Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS), FSC, GlobalGAP, Utz Certified. Operations that are not certified according to one of these standards must fulfil the additional Integrated Production Criteria which constitute separate documents and are industry specific.

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