Launch of GDST Capability Test is a Major Leap Forward in Bringing Quality Assurances and Practical Adoption Support to the Seafood Industry
June 30, 2022 - In an industry first, companies now have access to a capability test that will allow them to verify the ability of software solutions to achieve data sharing interoperability using the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) standard.
GDST Highlighted in Major Civil Society, Industry Statement in Japan
May 23, 2022 - This week in Tokyo, an unusual and influential collection of 17 seafood industry and civil society groups issued a powerful joint statement urging the government of Japan to strengthen its policies and actions against IUU fishing. Among the key recommendations was the implementation of a national seafood traceability system based on the GDST seafood traceability standards.
New GDST Tool Will Test Interoperability of Traceability Software, Provide Commercial Assurances
April 27, 2022 –Just one month after announcing several important updates to its structural growth at Seafood Expo North America, the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) has successfully completed the first round of beta testing of the first-ever tool to verify the ability of software solutions to achieve GDST data sharing interoperability.
GDST Opens New Phase of Growth and Services for Advancing Seafood Traceability
March 13, 2022 – Two years after releasing its groundbreaking industry standards for seafood traceability, the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) will use its public panel at the Seafood Expo North America today to announce the opening of a new phase in its growth and evolution. The panel will be led by Mr. Greg Brown, making his first public appearance as the GDST’s inaugural Executive Director. During the panel, Mr. Brown will highlight several important developments that will further strengthen the GDST and accelerate the seafood industry’s transition to globally interoperable digital traceability.
Greg Brown Named New Executive Director Of The GDST
Largest Tuna Trader In The World Joins The Global Dialogue On Seafood Traceability (GDST)
November 30, 2021 – FCF Co., Ltd. (FCF), one of the world’s largest marine products integrated supply chain service provider companies specializing in tuna, has joined the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) as formally announced on the GDST website. With more than 30 subsidiaries, fishing bases, and shipping agents around the world, FCF's participation in the GDST has the potential to significantly support the expansion and implementation of traceability systems across the tuna sector.
Fishing Industry Association (FIA PNG) Becomes the Newest Member of the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST)
September 20, 2021 –We are delighted to announce that the Fishing Industry Association of Papua New Guinea (FIA PNG) has adopted the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) traceability standards to further its commitment to responsible tuna sourcing.
New Approach to Digital Traceability Opens Global Doors for Artisinal Fisheries
September 2, 2021 – An innovative study in the Peru mahi and jumbo squid fisheries proved how affordable digital technologies can work with new global seafood traceability standards to produce positive results for small-scale fishers and their customers. The study was organized by World Wildlife Fund Peru (WWF-Peru) in collaboration with the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) Secretariat (WWF-US and the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)), and traceability technology companies Trace Register and Plenumsoft Marina.