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Alaska seafood industry awaits Walmart response

At issue is Walmart’s decision to purchase for its thousands of retail stores only seafood certified as sustainable by the London-based Marine Stewardship Council. With more than four-dozen seafood processors and others now committed to another sustainability certification program sponsored by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, the fishermen and the state of Alaska are asking Walmart to reconsider its commitment to purchase only MSC-certified seafood. [email protected]  13:50