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• Ahold USA announced yesterday that all of the seafood sold from the service counters at its retail divisions of Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle are now 100% sustainably and responsibly sourced." In addition, the company said, "100% of Ahold USA’s Nature’s Promise and Own Brand seafood products are also sustainably sourced, including frozen shrimp and canned tuna. In total, customers will find more than 200 sustainable seafood items at Ahold USA’s retail divisions."


• The Canadian Press reports that Loblaw is expanding its line of Naturally Imperfect produce, which offers "ugly apples and potatoes" that it says taste good and cost less even though they don't look great.

The line, which started in Ontario and Quebec, now is being rolled out to the company's banners nationwide, and is being expanded to include "more types of cheaper, but blemished and misshapen, produce," such as peppers, onions and mushrooms.
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