Canada’s New Year’s Resolution: Standing Against Salmon Feedlots

photo:canadian veggieWith the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently affirming Infectious Salmon Anemia virus (ISAv) to be present in coastal waters beyond eradication, concerned Canadians are standing against the salmon feedlots that are threatening British Columbia’s wild salmon population. In 2012, under the government’s investigation into the decline of local sockeye salmon, the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, also known as the Cohen Commission,  reported “the potential harm posed to Fraser River sockeye salmon from salmon farms is serious or irreversible.”  Read more here

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