TOKYO -- Japanese seafood distributor Kyokuyo will begin shipping fully farmed Pacific bluefin tuna to stores and restaurants in November, aiming to offer a sustainable alternative to a fish whose natural stock is threatened by rising consumption.
Fully farmed tuna are the offspring of fish hatched from artificially inseminated eggs and raised to adulthood. The entire process is controlled, allowing for full traceability -- an increasingly important concept in today's food supply chains.
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