Costco Protects Fish

North America’s largest wholesale club operator agrees to sell sustainable seafood only.

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Yesterday, Greenpeace announced that Costco has agreed to halt all sales of threatened species of fish and implement sustainability systems for the seafood it sells. After an eight month Greenpeace campaign called “Oh-No-Costco,” which demanded species registered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species (such as bluefin tuna and Atlantic halibut) be taken off Costco shelves, Costco agreed to most of Greenpeace’s demands. The new policy will affect all of Costco’s 582 locations worldwide.

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