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Whole Foods To Stop Sourcing Red-Rated Seafood

Whole Foods will discontinue red-rated wild-caught seafood beginning on Earth Day, April 22. Whole Foods’ decision to eliminate from its shelves species deemed by the Blue Ocean Institute or Monterey Bay Aquarium to be overfished or not sustainably sourced comes a year ahead of its 2013 deadline, the retailer noted in a release.

“We are now able to offer more sustainable seafood choices than ever before, and we are thrilled that our suppliers have worked with us so swiftly to find high-quality green- and yellow-rated seafood so we could not only meet but beat our deadline,” said David Pilat, Whole Foods Market’s global seafood buyer, in a press release.

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