August 2, 2008
Stop & Shop: Save the Fish
The Stop & Shop supermarket chain has signed on to a sustainable- seafood effort promoted by the Conservation Alliance of Seafood Solution.
The alliance, made up of more than a dozen conservation organizations, works to protect the health of the world's oceans and the long-term supply of seafood. Companies such as Stop & Shop, which has joined the alliance's Common Vision program, commit toward buying environmentally responsible products and support policy changes to have positive environmental effects.
As a result, Stop & Shop is buying more cod caught by long-line fishing and discontinuing sales of shark, orange roughy and Chilean sea bass until those stocks rebound.
Originally published by Journal staff report.
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