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WASHINGTON, D.C — Statement by Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Europe:

McDonald's Filet-O-Fish will soon carry he Marine Stewardship Council's eco-label

Brussels, Belgium – “It is deeply disturbing that McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish sandwich will soon carry the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-label at the fast food chain’s European locations. Filet-O-Fish sandwiches are made from a controversial fish, the New Zealand hoki — a species that we and many experts believe should not have been certified by the MSC to begin with.” Read the full article

For more info on the New Zealand Hoki and the Filet-O-fish check out:

From Deep Pacific, Ugly and Tasty, With a Catch By WILLIAM J. BROAD. New York Times. Published: September 9, 2009