Slavery in Thai Seafood Industry Affects Several Global Retailers

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I’m sure we’ve all seen the shrimp and CP Foods items at Costco, and probably even bought some of them, I know I definitely have in the past.  Unfortunately, it has come to light that CPFoods,  Charoen Pokphand, has been dealing with suppliers in Thailand that own, operate or buy from fishing boats manned with slaves.  This […]

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Costco Updates Sustainable Seafood Policy

April 6th, 2011 · 15 Comments

You may recall the petition that Greenpeace started last year to get Costco to change their seafood practices: not selling endangered species and using more sustainable sources for other species.  It turns out there was also a letter by concerned Costco shareholders asking for an updated policy.  In response, Costco made some changes to it […]

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This Week at Costco – March 13, 2011

March 19th, 2011 · 8 Comments

It seems like it has been absolutely forever since I’ve done my standard Saturday post of reviews.  And I guess it was three weeks ago, which isn’t quite forever, but long enough.  I am pleased to say that both my computer and I are back to feeling healthy and normal again.  Phew! Kirkland Signature Facial […]

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This Week at Costco – October 17, 2010

October 23rd, 2010 · 12 Comments

Sorry for being a little light on the posts this week, I seem to have caught a cold or something with the drop in temperature and have been a bit under the weather all week.  And this week, I am definitely going to remember to take my unpleasant smelling goose down pillows back to Costco. […]

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This Week at Costco – August 29, 2010

September 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

A couple of reminders: Monday is Labor Day in the US and Costco will be closed.  So, don’t plan on doing your shopping Monday.  Also, coupons for the US and PR only have about a week left since they expire on September 12.  If you’re in Canada, you know that your coupons expired on August […]

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