Fisheries

Commission adopts trade measures against Faroe Islands to protect the Atlanto-Scandian herring stock

Commission adopts trade measures against Faroe Islands to protect the Atlanto-Scandian herring stock

Commission adopts trade measures against Faroe Islands to protect the Atlanto-Scandian herring stock

Herring
20/08/2013

The European Commission has adopted a package of measures to address the continued unsustainable fishing of herring by the Faroe Islands. The measures include the ban of imports of herring and mackerel from the Atlanto-Scandian stocks that has been caught under the control of the Faroe Islands as well as fishery products containing or made of such fish.