At the 2014 Seafood Expo North America, John Whiteside, representing the American Scallop Association, spoke about the value of MSC certification for the U.S. Atlantic sea scallop fishery. The Seafood Expo North America in Boston is the largest annual seafood trade event in North America. The 2014 MSC Update Meeting for the Americas region included guest speakers Ian Smith, CEO of Clearwater Seafoods; John Whiteside representing the American Scallop Association; and Martin Exel speaking on behalf of Patagonian Toothfish fisheries.

The following video is John’s presentation about the scallop industry.