NGO’s Stumble at Start of Boston Seafood Show with Call for Mexican Shrimp Boycott
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Editorial] by John Sackton March 17, 2017
A group of 45 conservation organizations led by the Natural Resources Defense Council, will target seafood distributors and retailers at the Boston Seafood Show to urge them to boycott Mexican shrimp. Trader Joe's will also be a focal point for this campaign.
The hastily arranged campaign, to save the Vaquita Porpoise, ignores all the efforts that are being made in favor of the one tool in the NGO toolkit: boycotts.
A well-known saying is that when your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. The NGO's have targeted 32 seafood companies, including many of the main distributors ...
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