non-GMO News & Sunset

This is great… please share! Re-posted from ‘Center for Food Safety’ 

Target, Giant Eagle, Meijer and H-E-B Join Retailers in Rejecting GE Salmon

Sign the PetitionTarget, Giant Eagle, Meijer and H-E-B have just agreed not to sell genetically engineered fish in their stores! These retail giants join over 55 other food retailers that made similar commitments earlier this year, including Trader Joe’s, Aldi, Whole Foods, Marsh and   Hy-Vee.

Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and a coalition of thirty consumer, food safety, fishing, environmental, sustainable agriculture, parent, public health and animal welfare organizations, have launched a national campaign for GE-Free Seafood. We’ve reached out to the nation’s top grocery stores, seafood companies, and seafood restaurants asking them to commit not to sell genetically engineered fish should it come to market. 

Some of the biggest grocery stores in the U.S. have already replied, stating that they will not sell genetically engineered salmon in their stores. Together, these supermarkets and restaurants are showing that they care about consumers and sustainable fisheries. But there are a lot more companies yet to sign!

Since the FDA has stated that it will likely not require GE fish to be labeled, consumers will have no way of avoiding the fish at the market unless companies make clear to consumers where they stand on the issue.  

Sign the petition to urge Supermarkets, Seafood companies and restaurants to take a position not to purchase, sell, or serve GE salmon. Read More….

Now..a pretty heavy duty storm hit Bellingham on May 13th.. here’s the sunset that went with it. Thanks for Stoppin’ by ‘Bellingham Blog’  a<|>w*                  (double-click on pic to super-size….  :)

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Bellingham Salmon Habitat Work Parties

 2013 Salmon Streamside Habitat Work Parites – Save the dates….
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Join NSEA for their spring work party season and help restore streamside habitat for salmon. All work parties are  Saturdays 9 am – noon. 
 They will bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather- appropriate clothing. No need to sign up in advance – just sign in at the blue NSEA tent.  Bring your friends, family and your enthusiasm and see you at the creeks!
  • March  9th – Silver Creek
  • March 16th – Fir Creek
  • March 23rd – Squalicum Creek
  • April 6th – Terrell Creek
  • April 13th – Whatcom Creek
  • April 20th – Earth Day! Landingstrip Creek
  • April 27th – NSEA Nursery                                                                        for maps & details ~ email –  call 360-715-0283 

Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association is a community based non-profit organizaion dedicated to restorintg sustaninable wild salmon runs in Whatcom County. 

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