Oceana turns up the heat on Congress to pass the SAFE Seafood Act
SEAFOOD.COM NEWS [seafoodnews.com] -- October 28, 2013 -- Last week, Oceana's Vice President for U.S. Oceans, Jacqueline Savitz took to the stage at the TEDxMidAtlantic event at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C. to address the problem of seafood fraud in the United States and what can be done to stop it, and to share Oceana's message that saving our oceans can help feed the world.
During her presentation, Savitz also announced a new letter signed by more than 450 chefs, restaurant owners and culinary leaders, representing nearly all 50 states, which calls on Congress to pass the Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood (SAFE Seafood) Act.
October 21, 2014 -- Look, It’s time our federal lawmakers tackled this issue — and NOAA’s budgeted revenues — head on.
That means ensuring that a far greater share of this money — dedicated to the fishing industry, not the federal government’s grotesque management of it — is headed this way.
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