US retailer Giant Food Stores is the latest retailer to participate in the Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP) by disclosing its sourcing list for wild-caught and farmed seafood.
According to its profile, the retailer -- owned by Ahold Delhaize USA -- uses 41 fisheries, of which 16 are certified and six are part of Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs).
The ODP was started by Sustainable Fisheries Partnership in 2015 to provide a valuable information resource for responsible investors, seafood consumers and others interested in sustainable seafood.
To date, 30 companies, including retailers, suppliers and aquaculture feed manufacturers from Europe, North America and Australia, have participated.
Other ODP participants include British retailers Aldi UK & Ireland, Asda, Co-op Food, Lidl GB, Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland, Morrisons, and Tesco. US retailers Giant Eagle, Meijer, Publix, Walmart and Sam's Club.