Whole Foods and Sustainable Canned Tuna

To help protect our oceans, the canned tuna in our stores goes beyond the dolphin-safe label. Our sourcing policy requires all fisheries supplying canned tuna to use pole-and-line, troll or handline catch methods. That means fishermen catch tuna one fish at a time, which prevents bycatch and creates more fishing jobs. Much of conventional canned tuna is caught by vessels using purse seine nets with Fish Aggregating Devices (known as FADs)….
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