Fish discards: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall backs Europe move

1 March 2011 Last updated at 11:37 Help Television chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall explains why he backs proposals to ban fishermen throwing up to half their catch back into the North Sea, but stops short of calling it a victory. He said it was "a really…Read More

The Angling Trades Association HAVE JOINED THE FIGHT

The Angling Trades Association (ATA) has announced its support for TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's 'Fish Fight' campaign to bring an end to the practice of discarding commercially-caught sea fish.Last week saw the shocking news that half of all fish…Read More

Fish discard issue 'over-simplified'

16 January 2011 Fish discard issue 'over-simplified' The SFF says a "catch quota" system would only provide part of the solution to the fish discard issue Scottish fishing industry leaders have warned that recent media coverage highlighting the problem of…Read More

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Jan 14, 2011 | “...what would people think if, in farming...half the lambs that were going to slaughter were just chucked out on the side of the road so people could see them? There would be riots in the street...” Richard Benyon (UK Fisheries Minister) to…Read More

get chip shop owners to join the mackrel mission?

If you have, you may have come across Hugh’s Fish Fight. TV Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingtall is on a mission. Hugh’s Fish Fight is campaigning to stop the ‘discarding’ of edible fish from fishing boats in the UK due to EU fishing regulations. ‘Discarding’ is a…Read More

TV chef’s fight against fish discards nets stars’ backing

TV chef’s fight against fish discards nets stars’ backing Top names back culinary expert’s campaign against the Common Fisheries Policy Published: 13/01/2011 A campaign by television chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall to end the rules forcing fishermen to…Read More

Hugh's Fish Fight reveals policy insanity - and the reality of natural limits

Hugh's Fish Fight reveals policy insanity - and the reality of natural limits 12 Jan 2011, 16:20 There is no doubting that Channel 4's new sustainable fish campaign is a powerful piece of polemic, a great piece of television, and a shining example of public…Read More
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