Dolphin friendly is defined by the following:
Drift nets are not used.
There are no purse seine sets made on dolphins through an entire fishing trip.
No accidental kills or serious injuries to dolphins during purse seine fishing sets.
An observer from the National Marine Fishery Service and/or the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission certifies fishing vessels and trips in the Eastern Tropical Pacific.
All of Clover Leaf’s tuna products on the shelf today are certified dolphin friendly and the labels on our products proudly don the “dolphin friendly” symbol. For more information, click here.