Whole Foods Fish Ban Begins This Week
will no longer carry fish deemed not sustainable by organizations such asMonterey Bay Aquarium
andBlue Ocean Institute
. The company had announced in 2010 that it would stop selling red-rated fish as of 2013 butmoved up its deadline
Some scientists disagree. "[A] growing number of scientists have begun to question whether these certification systems deliver on their promises. The labels give consumers a false impression that purchasing certain products helps the ocean more than it really does," reports Juliet Eilperin in yesterday's Washington Post.
Learn more about the ratings on Whole Foods website, here.
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