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2011-02-25 12:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, announced today a comprehensive, industry leading Sustainable Seafood Initiative, including a commitment to have 100 percent of its contracted fresh and frozen seafood certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) or Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) by 2015. Sodexo's Sustainable Seafood Initiative is part of Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan, the company's...

2011-01-31 13:03:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released today, name seafood among the handful of foods Americans should eat more of because of its heart and brain benefits. At a time when people are told to limit many foods because they contribute to the obesity epidemic and other widespread medical conditions like heart disease, a thorough review of dozens of seafood...

2010-12-07 15:07:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Non-profit organization Iemanya Oceanica (pronounced ya-MON-ja) today announced that Henry's Farmers Market, a growing Southern California grocery chain, has discontinued selling shark meat at its fresh seafood counter. The grocery chain took this important step in sustainability on September 2nd of this year after several meetings with Iemanya staff to discuss transitioning Henry's to sustainable seafood and receiving petitions by...

2010-11-04 10:47:00

JUNEAU, Ala., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are on a mission to find the best fish taco in America. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/alaskafishtaco/46708/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101104/MM85278) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101104/MM85278) Teaming up with wild and sustainable Alaska seafood, the Los Angeles-based Border Grill...

2010-10-21 13:41:00

BEDFORD, Nova Scotia, October 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clearwater Profiles Sustainability Initiatives for Provincial Minister of Environment. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101021/415103 ) Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership ("Clearwater") hosted Nova Scotia Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau on October 5, 2010 as he toured the south shore learning about how Nova Scotia businesses and municipalities are taking strides to protect the...

2010-10-05 09:00:00

JUNEAU, Alaska, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for National Seafood Month, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has launched its new consumer website, www.wildalaskaflavor.com. The site gives seafood lovers a behind-the-scenes peek into the lives of the men and women who harvest wild Alaska seafood. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100513/SF03025LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100513/SF03025LOGO) "We want to showcase Alaska's fishing families...

2010-10-04 10:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- October is "National Seafood Month," and in keeping with its conservation-driven mission, Aquarium of the Bay will be leveraging the month-long event to alert Bay Area residents to the need to consume only sustainable seafood. Studies show that if current fishing practices are not improved and we do not change our eating habits, the world will be depleted of fish by 2048. "Eating lower on the food chain, asking where your seafood is coming from and...

2010-09-13 10:16:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) today launches the first in-store color-coded sustainability-rating program for wild-caught seafood and commits to phasing out all red-rated species by Earth Day 2013. Through partnerships with Blue Ocean Institute and Monterey Bay Aquarium, Whole Foods Market is the first national grocer to provide a comprehensive sustainability rating system for wild-caught seafood. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2010-09-07 10:54:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc. ("Umami" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: UMAM) announced today that for the second consecutive year, its Kali Tuna subsidiary, based in Kali, Croatia, has successfully spawned and hatched Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna in captivity. The Company estimates that at least over 500 million eggs were released into the Adriatic. As part of the process of continuing research and development into the "closed cycle" farming...

2010-07-15 10:00:00

SCARBOROUGH, Maine, SALISBURY, N.C., and TAMPA, Fla., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delhaize America today announced its banners - Hannaford, Sweetbay, Bottom Dollar Food, and Food Lion family of banners, including Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys and Reid's - will operate under a new sustainable seafood sourcing program. The supermarkets will move to selling seafood from sources that are managed to sustain the availability of seafood for current and future generations. The supermarkets'...


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