UK Retailer Pledges to Not Stock Yellowfin Tuna on Shelves
United Kingdom-based retailer, the Co-op reaffirmed its pledge to not sell any own-brand or branded yellowfin tuna in its stores. The company made the decision as concerns regarding the management of tuna stocks in the Indian Ocean grow.
The Co-op makes the announcement weeks ahead of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission’s (IOTC) annual meeting in November, with hopes that the Commission will address the overfishing concerns. A Global Tuna Alliance commissioned report found that a 25% reduction in catch would be necessary...
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