Lidl Italy Joins Others in Refusing to Buy Transshipped Tuna
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton April 7, 2017
LIDL Italy has joined with LIDL Denmark and LIDL Germany to announce it will work to end transshipment at sea in all its seafood supply chains.
This has been a demand of tuna campaigners led by Greenpeace in Europe. Transshipping tuna at sea makes it more difficult to apply traceability, as catches from different vessels are co-mingled. Transshipment at sea has also been the primary way IUU fish enters the global supply chain.
LIDL also has introduced some tuna products that are advertised as ‘FAD Free’, another demand of the campaigners.
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