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2012-03-12 06:00:00

Seafood company nearly doubles certified sustainable seafood purchases in 2011 compared to prior year LUNENBURG, NS, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - High Liner Foods Inc. (TSX: HLF) (TSX: HLF.A), the leading value-added seafood supplier in North America, announced today that it has made significant progress since the company announced its sustainability commitment in late 2010, when it set a goal of sourcing all of its seafood from certified sustainable or responsible fisheries and...

2011-10-28 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) concluded its celebration of National Seafood Month with an update on the company's work to source sustainable seafood. "Today's seafood supplies are not unlimited, so Kroger is taking steps to require our suppliers to follow sustainable practices," said Mark Van Buskirk, Kroger's vice president for meat and seafood. "We have an important role to play in responsibly sourcing wild-caught and farm-raised seafood to help...

2011-10-18 12:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of its recently issued performance-based sustainability report last month, Sodexo, Inc., the leading global provider of Quality of Daily Life Solutions, today announces significant demonstrated progress for its sustainable seafood initiative, Your Better Choice in Seafood(®). The initiative offers the most comprehensive, highest quality, sustainable fresh and frozen seafood program in the industry, and...

2011-09-29 18:14:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Academy of Sciences, one of the country's most respected scientific and cultural research institutions, is showcasing Safeway's leadership in seafood sustainability as part of the Academy's "Science in Action" video exhibit. Responsible seafood sourcing is an important component of Safeway's overall and comprehensive sustainability strategy, which it refers to as the Heart of Safeway. The Sustainable Seafood video, which is...

2011-08-25 07:46:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing sustainable seafood to one of the most visited areas in the country, Aquarium of the Bay today welcomed Fog Harbor Fish House as Fisherman's Wharf's first "San Francisco Seafood Watch Alliance Partner" restaurant. Fog Harbor serves over 220,000 visitors every year with a menu that is now filled with 100% sustainable seafood, including wild caught salmon, Dungeness crab and Pacific Cod. "Welcoming Fog Harbor as Fisherman's Wharf's...

2011-08-01 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University, an academic institution owned by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), has announced an alliance agreement with Pacific Seafood Group. The agreement will provide Pacific Seafood employees with an opportunity to advance their educations at Ashford University. Pacific Seafood Group, a family-owned seafood company launched in 1941, has 37 locations throughout the United States and Canada. The new agreement will make Ashford...

2011-07-20 08:40:00

PITTSBURGH, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-format food and fuel retailer, Giant Eagle and the international nonprofit organization, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), today announced a partnership to develop a comprehensive sustainable seafood procurement strategy. SFP will work with Giant Eagle to develop a seafood procurement strategy geared toward offering the most sustainable sources of wild-caught and farmed seafood to consumers. SFP will evaluate Giant Eagle's supply...

2011-04-27 08:29:00

SAN DIEGO, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oli Valur Steindorsson, Chief Executive Officer of Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc. (OTCBB:UMAM) ("Umami" or the "Company"), a holding company of fish farms supplying sashimi-grade Northern Bluefin Tuna to the global market, wrote a Letter to the Editor of The New York Times that was published on April 17. Mr. Steindorsson wrote the letter in response to an April 10 editorial critical of the bluefin tuna industry. "Contrary to your...

2011-04-21 14:09:00

SEATTLE, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Holland America Line has announced the roll out of its new sustainable seafood program which adopts environmentally responsible purchasing practices and features menus that showcase sustainable seafood. Working in conjunction with the Marine Conservation Institute - a Washington State partner in promoting sustainable and compatible use of the oceans - Holland America Line's sustainable seafood program emphasizes adopting...

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...