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Alaska fishermen and their families have led the Walmart/MSC charge – Alaska salmon row moves onto political stage

MSC-Logo36185chilliwackwalmartboycottTHE ongoing dispute between Alaskan salmon fishermen and the US retail giant is moving into the political arena. Walmart has said it will only buy Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fish, but the Alaskan fishermen have withdrawn from MSC because they say it is too bureaucratic and expensive, adding that there are other equally valid certifications to which they belong. [email protected]