Costco Ranking

Page - May 22, 2009

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Redlist species sold

Atlantic sea scallops, net-pen farmed Atlantic salmon, haddock, tropical shrimp and prawns and yellowfin tuna.

 

Kudos

  • Finalized and began implementation of a seafood sustainability policy.
  • Removed two Redlist species from sale: Atlantic cod and Atlantic halibut.
  • Works with industry and environmental groups to improve aquaculture standards for shrimp and tilapia.

Criticism

  • No commitment to improve labeling on any products.
  • Information on policy and product sourcing is lacking and difficult to find in any publication or website.
  • Sells 5 Redlist species

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