Costco Joins Retailers Saying They Won’t Sell GMO Salmon

Seattle — Costco has joined the list of retailers who say they will not sell genetically modified salmon after the Food and Drug Administration approved on Thursday the sale of such fish. “Although the FDA has approved the sale of GM salmon, Costco has not sold and does not intend to sell GM salmon at this time,” the warehouse store chain based outside Seattle said in a statement Friday. The FDA cleared for sale AquAdvantage Salmon,...

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Humane Society: Costco Egg Farm Mistreating Birds

Seattle — A prominent animal rights group is raising a big stink over alleged cruelty at a massive egg farm owned by a supplier to Costco Wholesale, and prodding the warehouse club to move more rapidly towards its stated goal of offering only cage-free eggs. The Humane Society of the United States said last week it investigated a Hillandale Farms facility in Gettysburg, Penn., where it found hundreds of thousands of tightly packed...

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