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Seafood Watch Applauds Foodservice Provider's Commitment MONTEREY, Calif. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- At Monterey Bay Aquarium's Cooking for Solutions, Compass Group USA announced the three-year results of its sustainable seafood purchasing initiatives implemented in 2006.
CleanFish, winner of Food & Wine's Eco-Ocean award, and its newest CleanFish Alliance member, the Inuit community of the Nunavut region of Canada, are offering fresh, wild arctic char across the United States for the first time.
AUSTIN, Texas, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market , the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket, today announced it has implemented enhanced farmed seafood standards for all farmed seafood sold at the Company's 270 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Martin's company, Blue Ridge Aquaculture Inc., ships 70,000 pounds of live tilapia every week from its farm in Martinsville, Va. It's growing another saltwater species, cobia, at a farm in Saltville, Va., and hopes to expand into oysters, lobsters and more to feed Americans' growing demand for heart-healthy seafood.
The Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) is present in North America in both saltwater and freshwater form. It is found throughout the polar regions and is the most northerly distributed of the char species. In Alaska, they are known only in the freshwater form. Arctic char are found in lakes in the Brooks Range, the Kigluaik Mountains, the Kuskokwim Mountains, the Alaska Peninsula, Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak Island, and in a small area of Interior Alaska near Denali Park. Like all chars, Arctic...
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