WASHINGTON — Greenpeace’s seafood sustainability scorecard, its fourth edition, gives half the country’s leading supermarkets — the largest number yet — a passing grade.
Target, moving up from fourth place, received top ranking this year, pushing Wegmans Food Markets  back to second place, while Whole Foods Market  maintained third place from its June 2009 ranking.
Greenpeace’s report, titled “Carting Away the Oceans,” reports that supermarkets have taken greater responsibility in sourcing sustainable seafood.
“We are noticing a trend emerging among the largest U.S. seafood retailers,” the report states. “It’s becoming clear that several supermarkets — such as Wegmans, Target and Whole Foods — are deeply invested in making better decisions and providing safer, more sustainable seafood options for their customers.
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