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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...

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...

2011-03-22 00:00:27

The Monterey Bay Aquarium's respected Seafood Watch program has been connecting seafood lovers to ocean-friendly choices for over a decade. Now its recommendations are available as an Android application. Monterey, California (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 Starting today, Android users can download the free Seafood Watch app from the Android Market to get on-the-go access to sustainable seafood choices when dining or shopping. Find out more on our website and download the Android app. The new...


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cacodemon
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