Please ask your retailer to demand truly sustainable seafood!
Purchasing wild salmon and sustainable seafood is getting easier everyday. Don’t be afraid to ask your retailer questions about their fish and where it is from.
Of course, there are likely many other locations who are taking the time to ensure they have wild or sustainable seafood to provide to their customers. Let us know your favourite!
Not sure what you’re looking for?
For guidelines on buying sustainable salmon—along with just about every other seafood— check out the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise recommendations, Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch site or SeaChoice (supported by CPAWS, the David Suziki Foundation. Ecology Action Centre and Living Oceans)
Better Than The Rest?
The farmed salmon industry has successfully used misleading, industry-backed eco-certification programs to further green-wash their products. Don’t be fooled! This handy resource guide from Living Oceans and the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the most common farmed salmon certifications so you know which ones to trust and which to avoid.