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John West's broken promises

Posted by Ariana Densham — 12 October 2015 at 10:35am - Comments
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It’s only been a few days since our tuna league table exposed John West’s broken promise to only source sustainable tuna, but it’s been making waves everywhere.  We’ve had celebrities like Gillian Anderson coming out in support of the campaign, and were even invited on This Morning with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall to talk about how John West’s customers have been duped.

The winners and losers: tinned tuna league table kicks off new campaign to end destructive fishing

Posted by Ariana Densham — 2 October 2015 at 4:29pm - Comments
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John West are failing to meet their commitment to source sustainable tuna

The new Greenpeace tinned tuna league table exposes the wide gulf between UK supermarkets and brands which have taken sustainability seriously and those which have simply broken promises to clean up. Use this to help you decide which brands to buy and which to avoid until they improve. 


For the first time, this league table ranks brands on a wider range of issues. Yes, there’s fishing methods of course, but we’ve also rated them on;

Greenpeace seeks legal action over unfair fishing quota

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26 January, 2015

Greenpeace has lodged a case at the High Court over the government’s decision to continue to give significant levels of quota to industrial fishing corporations, at the expense of local, low impact fishermen.

Greenpeace argue that this decision by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) contravenes European fishing law, the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

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Princes tuna: 'the tin full of sin'

Posted by jamie — 22 February 2011 at 5:40pm - Comments
Nice PR? Princes tinned tuna rebranded
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Now I'm back in the office and finally warmed up after yesterday's trip to visit Princes in Liverpool, I've been able to browse through some of the slogan suggestions which have been sent in. There are some absolute crackers in the 1,000-plus ideas we've received.

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