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Friday, November 24, 2006

Shoppers get more ways to help salmon: Veggies, fruit, wine and even eggs to carry new logo

Seattle Post Intelligencer, November 2006
Eco-conscious shoppers have long known to buy local and buy organic. And Seattleites have a fair amount of local, organic produce to choose from at grocery stores and farmers markets. Now the latest local twist on the eco-labeling trend allows consumers to go a step further and buy vegetables, fruit, herbs and wine certified not to harm salmon. This week ads went onto local buses featuring one of the latest products to go "salmon-safe" -- eggs. Farmers such as Andy Wilcox, a fourth-generation egg and dairy farmer in Pierce County, are banking on consumers to look for foods bearing the salmon-safe label...


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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

ll-organic landscape a goal for Kettle Foods: Salem company also is state's second to be Salmon-Safe

Salem Statesman Journal, May 2006


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Thursday, March 23, 2006

Wilcox farm earns 'Salmon-Safe' label: egg producer earns distinction by combining agriculture, conservation

The Olympian, March 2006


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Monday, January 23, 2006

Grocer favors fish-friendly farming

The Olympian, January 2006


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Sunday, March 21, 2004

Good label manners: Not all "eco-labels" are created equal

Grist Magazine, March 2004


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Thursday, December 19, 2002

The Wide World of Eco Labels

Sierra MagazineNovember/December 2002
Every time you go shopping, it seems like there’s a new eco-label promoting anything from pesticide-free produce to salmon-friendly wine. Includes a quick roundup of some more labels you might see...


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Tuesday, November 19, 2002

Pacific Salmon Benefit from New Organic Eco-Label

Environmental Media ServiceNovember 2002

Organic farmers who take steps to protect and enhance habitat for Pacific salmon can earn a special eco-label for their produce. Salmon-Safe, a regional eco-label, has joined with Oregon Tilth, the West Coast organic certifier, to integrate sustainable food production and wildlife preservation in the salmon watersheds of the Pacific Northwest. Read the article.


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Sunday, March 18, 2001

Eating Well: The truth behind the feel-good labels

New York Times, March 2001

A new certification industry has sprung up, following the example of the organics industry, which has established independent certification. Organizations like the Rain Forest Alliance charge for their seal of approval. It took almost 10 years for the alliance to certify that Chiquita Brands International, one of the largest marketers of bananas in the world, had met its criteria for the Eco-OK Better Banana label...


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Thursday, May 18, 2000

Greening the Marketplace, One Certified Purchase at a Time

E*Magazine, May/June 2000 

Consumers in Montana, Idaho, Utah, Alaska and the Pacific Northwestcan shun conventional food brands in favor of wine, dairy, fruit and vegetables stickered with the Pacific Rivers Council's Salmon-Safe label. The council only certifies growers that follow stringent conservation guidelines designed to preserve salmon habitat...


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Monday, January 18, 1999

Beyond Organic

Sierra Magazine, January/February 1999 


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