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.