Fair Trade USA Calls on Shoppers to Choose Fair Trade Seafood This World Oceans Day

Fair Trade USA Calls on Shoppers to Choose Fair Trade Seafood This World Oceans Day

Photo Credit: Fair Trade USA

Photo Credit: Fair Trade USA

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 5:00am

CAMPAIGN: Seafood Sustainability

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Originally posted on 3BL Media

In honor of World Oceans Day, Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, launches a campaign to raise awareness of issues in the seafood industry. 

The Fair Trade Seafood Program has expanded rapidly since it launched with yellowfin tuna in 2015 at Safeway, Vons, and ACME stores. 

In March of this year, Bristol Seafood introduced the world’s first domestically-sourced Fair Trade Certified seafood product, North Atlantic sea scallops.  The scallops are caught by small-scale fishermen in New England and sold by several Albertsons  Companies banners in California, including Albertsons, Vons, and Pavilions and will soon be expanding to Safeway stores in Northern California.

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