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Protestors demand open-pen farmed salmon be pulled from Walmart’s shelves

Green, and several other supporters in Duncan, claimed activity and compounds in open-pen fish farms are basically poisoning coastal waters — claims that are vehemently disputed by the industry and not supported by government. They also cited sea lice, and three viruses, affecting wild-salmon stocks. “It’s affecting the ecosystem,” Green said. “Lots of people don’t know the dangers of open-pen farmed salmon.” [email protected] 20:29