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Greenpeace activists show Loblaw how to remove Redlist species from their...

Feature story | November 19, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists took Loblaw by surprise today across the country by removing Redlist seafood species from the shelves and placing them in shopping carts draped with posters reading “Caught red-handed selling redlist fish.”

Loblaws targeted by Greenpeace

Feature story | November 5, 2008 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists helped launch a national campaign targeting Canada's largest grocer by hanging a giant fishing net from a Loblaws store in Toronto this morning. Activists also postered store windows with the message "Caught red-handed with...

Stop the bluefin tuna massacre

Feature story | November 16, 2008 at 17:00

Canada plays a key role in protecting the bluefin tuna, but needs to take a stronger position at the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) which opens today in Marrakech, says Greenpeace...

Dissecting Loblaw’s Response to Consumers

Feature story | September 17, 2008 at 17:00

Since the launch of the Sustainable Seafood campaign, Greenpeace volunteers have visited supermarkets across the country, talking to customers about the issues and asking them to contact companies like Loblaw to demand sustainable seafood...

Exploring the canned seafood aisle on World Tuna Day

Blog entry by Sarah King, tuna hugger | May 2, 2014

It’s been a year since we released our 2013 Canned Tuna Sustainability Ranking , revealing how well-known Canadian brands are doing when it comes to ensuring their products are ocean-friendly. What better day to share some of the...

Buyer beware of canned tuna "gone gory"

Blog entry by Sarah King, Oceans campaign coordinator | April 19, 2013

If you’ve been on facebook the past couple of days perhaps you’ve seen Greenpeace’s image of our 2013 canned tuna sustainability ranking results. Turns out over 88,000 and counting already have, and upwards of 1000 facebookers have...

Organic farmed salmon a hoax, don't buy in

Blog entry by Sarah King | May 14, 2012

Organowashing. Is that word? Well, we're going to be introduced to this phenomenon when "organic" farmed salmon enters the Canadian market. Yes friends, the farmed salmon saga continues and this time our protagonist will be painted...

Safeway brand greener canned tuna in stores now!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Oceans campaign coordinator | January 28, 2013

After months of anticipation, Canada Safeway has officially unveiled its new line of SAFEWAY brand canned skipjack (chunk light and flaked light) tuna. And why should you fellow ocean-lovers care? Because the skipjack isn’t sourced...

Greenpeace US releases new supermarket ranking report

Blog entry by Sarah King and Casson Trenor | April 16, 2011

Greenpeace US has released its 5th supermarket ranking report and this year Safeway US came out on top with a score of 64%. As Greenpeace Canada gears up for our 2011 and third ranking report, it looks like it's going to be a close...

Another supermarket removes some Redlist

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 4, 2010

Today Loblaw announced it will be removing some "at risk" seafood species from sale.  Great news! It's great to see Redlist removal momentum continuing after west-coast retailers, Overwaitea , followed by Safeway , went public...

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