sustainable seafood

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Costco Slapped with Suit for ‘Slave Labor’ Shrimp

It's tough running a globally-sourced retail corporation these days, especially when you rely on a gray market for your merchandise, as Costco already…
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Is That Grouper on Your Plate? Seafood Fraud Hits Diners Hard

For decades, sushi fanatics could relax in knowing their carp was mercury-free and fresh. Now, the "fruits of the sea" are not what…
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Marine Stewardship Council Develops a New Chain-of-Custody Monitor

With seafood stocks rapidly declining in many sectors of the industry, the push is on to find ways to improve sustainable fishing methods…
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Freshwater Institute’s Fresh Ideas About Sustainable Seafood

The folks at the Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, know sustainable seafood. They’ve been raising delicious and…
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The Diminishing Tuna: Round Two

How do you stop the extinction of a species? That seems to be today's big question, especially when it comes to finding world…
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Costco Ditches Antibiotic-Laced Chilean Salmon

The nation’s third largest retailer ditched Chilean salmon in favor of antibiotic-free Norwegian salmon, Reuters reported on Thursday. Why stop selling Chilean salmon?…
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Why There Should Be One Name For One Fish

A fish by any name is still a fish. But sometimes names do matters, as a recent report by the ocean advocacy group…
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Safeway, Albertsons to Stock More Sustainable Seafood

Albertsons Companies is expanding its partnership with FishWise, the nonprofit sustainable seafood advisor. The second largest traditional grocery store chain in the U.S.…
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Greenpeace Says Buy Whole Foods’ Seafood

Greenpeace just released its Carting Away the Oceans report that ranks supermarkets on their efforts to protect oceans and seafood workers.
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Fisheries Are in Crisis: Here’s How It Affects Us All

Global fish stocks are in trouble. The popularity of fish protein, in addition to an ever-growing world population, has led to a fishery…
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3p Weekend: 7 Hot Trends in Sustainable Seafood

Last year, TriplePundit took a deep dive into the world of seafood with a special series that made a big splash with readers.…
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rush escorts the suspected high seas drift net fishing vessel Da Cheng in the North Pacific Ocean on August 14, 2012.

Some Question New U.S. Plan to Combat Illegal Fishing

"[The government] wants to prevent illegal, unregulated [and] unreported fishing — they have an acronym for it, and when the government gets acronyms…
Kampachi Farms open-ocean aquaculture Net pen is a great fish aggregating device.

Fish Farming: Defying Conventional Wisdom

Farming fish makes sense, but it is not to the exclusion of robust, sustainable wild fisheries. As various case studies have shown, the…
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New Platform Brings E-Commerce to the Seafood Industry

Ocean Executive aims to create an electronic trading platform to centralize the seafood marketplace -- and bring e-commerce to an old-fashioned industry. The…
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Sustainability Is Not a Club

Those in the seafood industry furthest along the path to sustainability must never become the elite. Sustainability is not a club one joins.…