Vietnam's Pangasius Industry Under Attack in EU as Carrefour's Sales Ban Fuels NGO, Media Criticism
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - March 14, 2017
Carrefour’s ban on pangasius sales in Belgium gained quick NGO support. A wave of negative media attention on farmed pangasius has hurt sales across the EU, despite the fact that pangasius is farmed both to ASC and BAP standards.
On January 23, Carrefour Belgium said that it was going to discontinue the supply and sale of all pangasius products including private label and A-brands. The retailer said environmental concerns with Vietnam’s pangasius production industry prompted the decision...
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