Overwaitea Food Group dropped by sustainable seafood program SeaChoice

SeaChoice, a national sustainable seafood program, has dropped one of its most prominent partners, the Overwaitea Food Group, due in part to ongoing problems with getting information about where the fish sold in stores was caught. “It was disappointing,” said Jay Ritchlin, a director-general for the David Suzuki Foundation which overseas SeaChoice.  Where seafood comes from — and how it was caught — are both important pieces of information in deciding whether that stock can be considered sustainable. For example, SeaChoice tells consumers to avoid farmed shrimp from the U.S. and choose instead trap-caught shrimp from Nova Scotia. Read the rest here 10:00

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