Rochester, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets here has announced a partnership with New York-based Environmental Defense to establish a first-of-its-kind purchasing policy for its raw farmed shrimp. The new purchasing standards will require farmed shrimp producers to eliminate the use of antibiotics and other chemicals from their aquaculture operations, avoid damaging sensitive habitats, treat their wastewater before releasing it into the ocean or nearby waterways, and reduce the use of wild fish ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.