Supermarkets & ‘Sustainable’ seafood pledges (2006-2014)

2006-2014 Timeline of supermarkets & caterers seafood ‘sustainable’ seafood sourcing pledges 

Our readers and the public hear a lot about “seafood sustainability” and the role played by eco-labels and eco-certifiers re. how seafood is sourced/sold in/by retailers/supermarkets & the food service industry. Mea culpa: We indeed write & report a lot about these “sustainability” topics as we happen to believe they relate to – and can help address – some of the most fundamental (environmental, economical, political, and cultural) issues currently facing the fisheries/ aquaculture, seafood industries worldwide and the many tens millions of people who derive their livelihoods from our oceans’ exploitation… In the ‘seafood sustainability’ debate lies also the key to our future (sea)food security at the 2050 horizon…

Following is a (non exhaustive; there are too many hundreds of relevant articles…) ante-chronological selection of headlines & troll through the SeafoodIntelligence.com news archives – going back to a certain & momentous WalMart (world n°1 retailer) January 2006 announcement – to put a few of the latest announcements in perspective:

PS: Some of the hyperlinks below may be outdated as we are migrating the ‘old’ seafoodintelligence.com archives elsewhere… but the titles alone are informative…

[Last updated June 4, 2014]

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