Endorsing legislation to ban GE fish

PCC joined 64 consumer, worker, religious and environmental groups, commercial, recreational and subsistence fisheries associations, and food businesses and retailers to endorse S. 230/H.R. 521 and its companion S. 229/H.R. 520. The bills were introduced by Senator Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Representative Don Young (R-Alaska) to ban GE fish and call for mandatory labeling.

The organizations that signed on include:

Alaska Marine Conservation Council
Alliance for Natural Health-USA
Amberwaves
American Anti-Vivisection Society
California’s for GE-Free Agriculture
Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Environmental Health
Center for Food Safety
Citizen’s for Sanity.Com
Clean New York
CounterCorp
Conservation Northwest
Consumers Union
Council for Responsible Genetics
Farmworker Association of Florida
Fisher's Choice Wild Salmon and Gifts
Friends of the Earth US
Food and Water Watch
Go Wild Campaign
Greenpeace USA
Humane Society
Indiana Toxics Action
Institute for Fisheries Resources
Institute for Responsible Technology
International Center for Technology Assessment
Mangrove Action Project
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
National Family Farm Coalition
National Organic Coalition
Non-GMO Project
Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance
Ocean Conservancy
Olympic Environmental Council
Organic Consumers Association
Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations
Penobscot East Resource Center
Say No to GMOs!
The Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association
The Massachusetts Fishermen Partnership, Inc
Union of Concerned Scientists
Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association

The businesses that have signed on include:

Abundance Cooperative MarketAbundance Cooperative Market
Alaska Trollers Association
Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association
Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
CROPP Cooperative
Eden Foods, Inc.
FRESH the Movie
Harvest Market, Inc.
Independent Natural Food Retailers Association
Jimbo’s…Naturally!
Lundberg Family Farm
Marquette Food Co-op
Natural Choices for Healthful Living, Inc
National Cooperative Grocers Association
Organic Valley
PCC Natural Markets
Real Food Store, Inc.
Rising Tide Community Market
San Juan Food Co-op
Stonyfield Farm
The Natural Grocery Company
Wedge Natural Foods Co-op
Whiz-Bang Fisheries, Inc.

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