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Hy-Vee Partners With Suppliers to Fight Illegal Fishing

Created on Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Origin of Seafood Products Traced to Support Legal and Socially Responsible Sourcing

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Dec. 3, 2018) – As part of its Due Diligence Plans to improve traceability and social responsibility within its seafood supply chains, Hy-Vee, Inc. recently partnered with two of its seafood suppliers and FishWise to trace products from fishing vessel to supermarket. Hy-Vee and the companies within its supply chains worked together to demonstrate that best practices were in place for specific seafood products they carry. This collaborative effort is the latest example of how Hy-Vee participates in industry and NGO-led initiatives to address illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Read full Hy-Vee press release.