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I. On July 22, 2010, Greenpeace USA launched a website spoofing the Costco’s website because of Costco's lack of sustainable seafood policies and purchasing practices. Over the past two-and-a-half years, Greenpeace has repeatedly asked Costco about its seafood policies and practices and has failed to respond any of their inquiries. Greenpeace surveys found that Costco continues to sell fifteen of the twenty-two red listed seafood species, which includes Alaskan Pollock, Atlantic cod, Atlantic salmon, Atlantic sea scallops, Chilean sea bass, grouper, monkfish, red snapper, South Atlantic albacore tuna,
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Unformatted text preview: swordfish, etc. In addition, Costco doesnt sufficiently label seafood products. As a result, customers cannot avoid purchasing unsustainable items. II. Although Costco is one of the biggest and best-known grocery stores, this does not give them a right to sell illegal fish. The reason why they have not been reported for it is that most people do not know that they are actually doing this. I am surprised that the FDA hasnt done anything about this seafood dilemma. I think that this needs to be put to a stop....
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2010 for the course AMERICAN G EMP-101 taught by Professor Joans during the Spring '10 term at Laguna College of Art and Design .

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