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Canadian group begins farmed salmon boycott

...businesses such as Home Depot not to sell wood from old-growth trees cut in British Columbia. The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association issued a statement saying that only a minuscule amount of antibiotics is given to farmed salmon and...
Canadian panel seeks research funding shift to protect wild salmon

...disasters claimed by its most vigorous foes, the council's advisory report said. Mary Ellen Walling, British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association executive director, praised the council's recommendations and said forming a new forum was an excellent...
Alaska fishermen support labeling

...pellets and flesh of farmed salmon contain unsafe levels of PCBs and organochlorine pesticides. The British Columbia Salmon Farmers' Association said that the use of antibiotics is declining and that "salmon are subject to the most stringent...
More farmed salmon is found in wild streams

...farms in British Columbia and 85 percent of the salmon farmed are Atlantic. A spokeswoman for the British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association said the industry has responded to environmental concerns with upgraded nets and better inspections...
Northwest Digest

...certainly prices are quite good as well," said Mary-Ellen Walling, executive director of the British Columbia Salmon Farmers' Association. Harassment alleged by ex-police chief FAIRBANKS - An arbitrator will hear allegations that a former...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

VICTORIA, British Columbia - More offspring of escaped Atlantic salmon have been found in Vancouver Island streams, reigniting concerns about environmental hazards of fish farms.


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