Federated Cooperatives

Page - May 22, 2009

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The Grocery People, Superfoods, Bigway Foods, Tag.

Redlist species sold

Atlantic cod, haddock, farmed Atlantic salmon, Atlantic sea scallops, tropical shrimp and prawns, yellowfin tuna.

Kudos

  • Currently looking into how it can improve labeling on products to include area and method of catch/aquaculture.
  • Working to evaluate species on SeaChoice‘s “Avoid” list to find alternatives.
  • Developing increased consumer awareness materials.

Criticism

  • Sells 6 of the 15 Redlist species including yellowfin.

  • Current policy does not address other products that contain seafood such as pet food and health supplements.
  • No clear timelines for implementation have been set

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