Pole_and_line_tuna.jpg Photos by Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods' new policy will allow pole-and-line fishing, as well as handline catching and trolling — all of which take fish one at a time.

Whole Foods tuna policy raises the bar

Retailer hopes to grow sustainably caught tuna supply

Whole Foods Market is hopeful that its new tuna sourcing policy will increase the availability of tuna that is caught one by one so that other retailers may follow suit, Carrie Brownstein, global seafood quality standards coordinator for Whole Foods Market, told SN Sunday at the Seafood Expo in Boston.

“Canned tuna has problems that we want to help solve, like overfishing, by-catch and a [lack of] traceability, and we felt that by setting a strong sourcing policy we can show tha

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