08 May '11, 12pm

Fish shticks: A tour of fast food fish « Climate Progress:

Fish shticks: A tour of fast food fish « Climate Progress:

While the species in the sandwich may not be a mystery, its source definitely is. If Wendy’s gets its fish from domestic sources it would stack up favorably to McDonald’s in this category, as the bottom longline fishery for Pacific cod is MSC certified, and even the trawl fishery is listed as a “good alternative” by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program . But internationally sourced Pacific cod gets an “avoid” rating. Source information is not available on Wendy’s website, and requests for additional information have gone unanswered. Until Wendy’s is more forthcoming with their sourcing information we have to give them lowest marks for sustainability.

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/05/08/fish-shticks-a-tour...

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