01 Apr '11, 10pm

Only John West & @MorrisonsOffers still using shark-killing fishing methods to catch tinned tuna #fishfight #wrongisons

Only John West & @MorrisonsOffers still using shark-killing fishing methods to catch tinned tuna #fishfight #wrongisons

We had huge success earlier this month getting both Princes and Asda to clean up their tinned tuna. But the battle against the butchering of our oceans isn’t over: John West and Morrisons are still not off the hook (ahem). John West (aka John Worst) is, despite being the second biggest UK tinned tuna brand, now the worst tinned tuna supplier in the UK. This is thanks to their continued use of the highly-destructive pairing of fish aggregation devices (Fads) and purse seine nets. This combination catches not only the tuna that ends up in the tin, but also bigeye tuna (which is at risk of extinction), many other species including sharks, rays and turtles, not to mention juvenile tuna as well. (Find out how on Willie’s detailed blog .) By continuing to use this killer combo, John West now lies at the bottom of our tinned tuna league table, closely followed by Morrisons, since...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/oceans/john-west-hasnt-...

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