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2009-08-03 10:27:00

QUINCY, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that further strengthens their commitment to providing sustainable seafood to consumers, Stop & Shop supermarkets are expanding their endeavors in cooperation with the New England Aquarium by moving forward with efforts to ensure that consumers have increased access to sustainable seafood available from seafood farms, hatcheries and processing plants that follow a program of environmental improvement and social consciousness. Members of...

2009-05-14 12:00:00

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. They also took the opportunity to announce the second phase of its sustainability seafood platform leading up to 2012. Compass Group recognizes the Monterey Bay Aquarium as the leading science-based...

2008-08-05 09:00:38

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. Together, they will make this sustainably harvested, healthy and delicious fish available to retailers and restaurants around the country. "One of the Inuit's core beliefs is the sustainable use of natural resources. This belief has been around longer than the...

2008-07-16 06:00:32

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. These additional strict guidelines will help reduce potential environmental impacts and will require vendor partners to successfully pass an independent, third-party audit that reviews...

2008-03-02 00:00:00

By Vicki Smith Deep in the coalfields of Southern West Virginia, in tanks filled with pure, cold water from under a long-shuttered mine, Atlantic salmon swim. They start as tiny pink eggs with two black dots for eyes. They surge from fry to fingerling to full-grown in less than a year in a carefully controlled, disease-free environment where antibiotics, hormones and other contaminants are nonexistent. They are trucked out live, ending up on dinner plates up and down the East Coast. That,...


Latest Arctic char Reference Libraries

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2008-10-08 12:44:56

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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.