Mail Online, 1 February 2011

Eine der bekanntesten Lebensmittelhersteller Englands verkauft bedrohten Thunfisch, obwohl sie behaupten, keine bedrohte Tierart zu handeln.

Princes ist eine Firma die der Japanischen Mitsubishi Corporation gehört. In England verkauft sie Thunfisch in Dosen und beherrscht dort 37% des Marktanteils. Zum Artikel….

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Mail Online, 1 February 2011

One of Britain’s best known food companies is selling endangered tuna – despite boasting that it doesn’t trade in threatened fish.

Princes, the UK’s biggest seller of canned fish, has admitted to using bigeye tuna, a vulnerable species which appears on the international ‚red list‘ of wildlife at risk of extinction. Greenpeace, which uncovered the double standards, accused the firm of greenwash.

Princes, which is owned by the Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation, sells more tinned tuna in Britain than any other company with 37 per cent of the market.

Most of their tuna is skipjack, the least threatened type of tuna. However, the company’s website reveals it also uses ‚a small quantity of bigeye tuna from the Indian Ocean‘. Read more….