Whole Foods to Stop Sourcing 'Red-Rated' Seafood

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market announced plans to discontinue red-rated wild-caught seafood beginning on Earth Day, April 22.

Whole Foods’ decision to eliminate red-rated seafood — species deemed by the Blue Ocean Institute or Monterey Bay Aquarium to be overfished or not sustainably sourced — comes a year ahead of its 2013 deadline, the retailer noted in a release.

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