Target Drops Farmed Salmon from Menu

February 6, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

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In a move that promises to be good for both the environment and Alaskan fishermen, who’ve watched wild salmon prices plunge with the growth of fish farming, Target said last week that it would no longer put farmed salmon on its store shelves.
“Target cites pollution from salmon farms — either from chemicals, parasites, waste or escaping non-native species — as the biggest reason it will sell only wild salmon.” Dave Thier on AOLNews.com.

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