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2011-04-12 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFMI) is on track to stop selling all red-rated swordfish and tuna at its seafood counters nationwide by this Earth Day, April 22, 2011. Last September, Whole Foods Market announced this deadline for sourcing swordfish and tuna more sustainably as part of a larger initiative to move toward fully-sustainable seafood departments. For more than a decade, the company has maintained a strong partnership with the Marine...

2011-04-08 09:45:00

CINCINNATI, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced new details of its progress on seafood sustainability and the next phase of its partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a leading global conservation organization. WWF is at the forefront of developing strategies for responsibly-sourced wild seafood. Kroger has been working with WWF for more than a year to assess its current seafood supply and develop ways to improve the sustainability of its seafood...

2011-03-21 15:05:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, in partnership with CleanFish, a sustainable seafood procurement expert, announced today one of the largest initiatives of its kind designed to significantly increase the quantity and availability of sustainable fresh fish options in the United States. CleanFish was selected as the lead partner in this initiative because of its expertise in building sustainable fresh...


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Chilean Sea Bass, Dissostichus eleginoides
2013-01-12 08:49:28

The Chilean sea bass is the North American name for the Patagonian toothfish. The Chilean sea bass name derived in 1977 from Lee Lantz, a fish wholesaler looking for a more attractive name for the American fish market. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the Chilean sea bass as an alternative name for the Patagonian toothfish. This species is native to the southern Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, around seamounts and continental shelves in the colder waters. The...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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