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Rachael Hewes says ...
Who is your seafood supplier ?
03/18/2014 9:50:42 AM CDT
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@RACHAEL - Our suppliers will differ between stores. Check with your local store for details.
03/18/2014 11:14:34 AM CDT
gail says ...
I lived in Iceland. I know the standard is high for farmed raised Icelandic salmon. I was delighted to see my favorite salmon in your stores. Thank you for the informative article.
03/19/2014 2:09:01 PM CDT
Ann Burns says ...
I will only buy wild salmon.
03/19/2014 5:01:45 PM CDT
Wilbert Smith says ...
how are you so sure that farm salmon pesticide VIRUS and how many time been changed monthly ?
03/19/2014 5:23:26 PM CDT
Robert Burmeister says ...
It's exciting to work with such an amazing company like Whole Foods helping to ensure the products customers buy are traceable, consistent and good to eat. Robert of Trace Register
03/19/2014 5:52:59 PM CDT
gertrude says ...
hello, is your farm raised fish non gmo?? thanx!!
03/19/2014 6:50:57 PM CDT
Mary says ...
Since this is farmed in Norway, I would feel comfortable eating the farmed salmon. The caretakers of the salmon look dedicated to their welfare after viewing the video. Nice to know they don't use GMO's in their diet. Looking forward to trying it soon.
03/19/2014 8:37:11 PM CDT
Heather Ross says ...
Thank you for your high standards of practice. Why do you need to color the Salmon?
03/19/2014 10:20:56 PM CDT
Heather Ross says ...
Farmed salmon are flabby in texture, and consequently not used in higher end restaurants. This flabby-ness comes from the fishes' confined quarters; I know you stated your fish are in 'non-crowded' pens, but how does that relate to their texture? How does their taste and texture to wild, such as Coho or King? Thank you.
03/19/2014 10:25:37 PM CDT
Micah says ...
One concern that isn't discussed in your post is the impact of farmed salmon on the local stocks of wild salmon through parasites and disease. In the European farms the issue is mostly related to sea lice, which have been found to have serious impacts on the local wild fish populations. That's why Norway has banned these pens in proximity to their most important atlantic salmon rivers. I'm very disappointed that Whole Foods sells farmed salmon. It's even worse to see enthusiastic marketing of farmed salmon with little regard for the science on the issue.
03/21/2014 10:47:24 AM CDT
Roslyn says ...
Are the salmon fed non-gmo foods?
03/21/2014 11:35:52 AM CDT
Roberta Reed says ...
Thanks for trying to do the right thing, but if the fish was raised with the correct nutrients there would be no need to add coloring. The coloring of wild-caught fish is a sign of proper nutrition both for the fish and for the animal who eats that fish. I'll stick to wild-caught fish.
03/21/2014 5:02:07 PM CDT
Amy Call says ...
I appreciate the information on farming practices which Whole Foods (and I as consumer) support. I try hard to follow the guidelines listed on the Shedd Aquarium Right Bite card, but sometimes need to lapse into blind faith when shopping--even at Whole Foods...
03/21/2014 10:01:27 PM CDT
Paul Hoffenberg says ...
Great info! Makes me a new buyer for Whole Foods farmed raised fish. Ty
03/22/2014 8:25:32 AM CDT
Lina says ...
Thank you!!! I am so grateful to Whole Foods for everything they do an stand for. I drive a half hour out of my way to only shop there for groceries now. I am so so so happy that I can still eat Salmon as I can trust it is non-GMO and responsibly raised. Thanks for posting this arcticle. Yay!
03/24/2014 2:25:44 PM CDT
Jennifer says ...
My friend told me about how wonderfully tasting WF salmon was and was so glad I tried it! I used to buy salmon elsewhere, but now I ONLY buy from WF. Thank you WF for making environmentally responsible and oh so tasty salmon available!
03/24/2014 4:50:42 PM CDT
rea glazer says ...
My family has been enjoying the farmed salmon from Norway, Iceland, and/or Scotland for a long time now. I stopped buying all fish because of the Nuclear tragedy in Japan which has contaminated our Pacific Ocean. I realize that fish from Norway, Iceland, and Scotland is not from the Pacific Ocean, but I still have concerns about radiation contamination. Are we doing anything to test fish for radiation contamination? I sure miss eating fish.
03/24/2014 6:16:31 PM CDT
Michael says ...
Can you tell us what is in the "feed"? Just because there are no GMO, growth hormone, etc...in the feed doesn't necessarily mean that the feed contains the natural food that the fish would actually be eating in the wild.
03/25/2014 2:07:27 PM CDT
Sally says ...
Thank you for all this information about the safety of your fish. It has been a long time since my husband and I have felt safe eating Tilapia, etc. We will definitely be purchasing fish from Harry's Whole Foods.
03/27/2014 2:30:02 PM CDT
Susan says ...
Thank you for this information. Yeah, I can eat samon again.
03/27/2014 6:29:56 PM CDT
Susan says ...
Thank you for the information. But I agree with those who don't want color added--we can deal with the color being pale compared to wild salmon.
03/28/2014 8:08:42 AM CDT
Doug says ...
I love your farmed samon I have to drive one hour to get to WF Orlando wish you would put a store near Kissimmee Thanks Doug
03/28/2014 4:42:00 PM CDT
Bill Leingang says ...
Why not just head the article Whole Foods it is a fricken commercial
03/28/2014 4:59:14 PM CDT
TD says ...
Sorry, not sold on the idea.
03/31/2014 9:32:19 AM CDT

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