2014

March

Big Y World Class Market's Life In Balance Issue is filled with game day entertaining ideas, deliciously quick recipes, cooking tips, healthy make-overs, cold and flu and much more!

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When you buy sustainable seafood, it means you're purchasing fish or shellfish that has been raised, caught or harvested in a way that protects our waterways and ecosystems. It means that fish populations haven't been over-harvested, so they can maintain or even increase their numbers as time goes on, and they've been caught in a way that is cruelty-free and non-harmful to the environment. It means that farm-raised seafood has been raised responsibly and humanely. And it means that your seafood is free from pollutants or toxins such as mercury or PCBs. Right now, you'll find a dozen different sustainable seafood choices in our stores, including: Fresh haddock Fresh pollock Sockeye salmon Coho salmon Canadian frozen flounder Canadian fresh haddock Fresh cod Fresh sea scallops Northern shrimp King salmon Pacific frozen cod Icelandic fresh haddock IN ADDITION TO WORKING WITH THE MSC AND THE GMRI, WE ALSO WORK WITH INDEPENDENT FISHERIES AND NUMEROUS LOCAL SUPPLIERS. We plan to have more and more sustainable choices as time goes on. Keep an eye on our seafood case to see what we've got to offer! BIG Y'S COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD. BIG Y HAS GONE GREEN IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS, FROM RECYCLING PROGRAMS TO IN-STORE ENERGY CONSERVATION TO FOOD DONATION. We want to make sure that we're taking good care of the environment around us in ways that matter not only to our local neighborhoods, but to our individual customers and even the world at large. When it comes to our seafood offerings, our philosophy is no different. That's why we've partnered with two independent organizations to make sure we can offer our customers environmentally safe, sustainable seafood choices. Look for the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) logo and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) logo in our seafood case. When you see them, you'll know you're purchasing sustainable seafood. OCEAN GREEN the Get the inside scoop on how important this initiative is to us.

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