Target, Safeway Announce New Sustainable Seafood Initiatives

Citing environmental concerns, Target yesterday announced it will no longer sell farmed salmon at its stores, and will instead offer only wild-caught Alaskan salmon products.

MINNEAPOLIS — Citing environmental concerns, Target yesterday announced it will no longer sell farmed salmon at its stores, and will instead offer only wild-caught Alaskan salmon products.

Environmental activism groups have become increasingly critical of open net-pen salmon farms, which release pollution, chemicals and parasites into the surrounding ocean, disrupting and sometimes decimating wild fish populations in the area.

"Target strives to be a responsible steward

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