We advocate limiting added sugars to 5 percent of the diet, removing saturated fat as a nutrient of concern, encouraging plant-based diets, and emphasizing minimally processed foods over ultra-processed foods.
Please follow through with the initial implementation date of July 2018 and do not postpone further. The public wants and needs more information — not less — about the products they purchase.
Eliminate incentive to convert native lands. Support NOSB vote for hydroponics, aeroponics and aquaponics to be prohibited methods of production.
FDA should not further delay a rule to post nutrition facts on restaurant, deli, convenience store and movie theater menus.
We respond to USDA questions for stakeholders on what we want to see in GE labeling.
Joined more than 177 other businesses in a strong, positive message to USDA Secretary Perdue and Members of Congress to protect funding for programs that benefit organic agriculture and the organic industry.
Joined other businesses and organizations in opposing a mine in one of most productive wild salmon fisheries in the world
Further delay or suspension of the new rule is not acceptable and would disrespect the process put in place by the Organic Food Production Act.
Sent letter to legislators opposing the merger of the agrichemical giants Bayer and Monsanto
Submitted comments to the FDA about the "healthy" label on foods
We are unable to find convincing evidence the checkoff model would deliver the desired results.
Letter to the WSDA Specialty Crops Review Committee re: Organic Seed Alliance research on Purple Sprouting Broccoli
Joined the Wild Fish Conservancy and more than 50 other organizations in signing a letter to Governor Jay Inslee.
Supporting NOSB’s call to prohibit hydroponics, aquaponics and aeroponics from organic certification; and to encourage prohibiting hormone disruptors and other toxicants from organic food packaging.
Issued a PCC Advocates encouraging subscribers to support EPA’s proposed ban against this insecticide
Letter to the Washington Dept. of Ecology about the risks of expanded aquaculture in local waters.
Sign-on letter urging the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a thorough investigation and to oppose the proposed agrochemical and seed mergers.
Testimony to Washington House Environment Committee on PFOAs in food contact packaging
Letter to the Washington Dept. of Ecology requesting a longer, 60 day comment period
Comments on carrageenan, marine algaes and hydroponics to the National Organic Standards Board for the fall 2016 meeting
Letter supporting the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (October 01, 2016)
Sign-on letter supporting legislation to better protect essential fish habitats, minimize bycatch, and account for the critical ecological role of forage fish.
Even FDA says this bill would make it hard for any GE food to get labeled.
Comments on the USDA’s National Organic Program draft rule for organic animal welfare standards
PCC is one of 85 businesses to sign a joint letter to President Obama, asking him to fulfill his campaign pledge to label genetically engineered food.
Comments to the Food & Drug Administration on use of the term “natural” on food labels.
Comments on use of produced water from fracking on organic crops; carrageenan, sodium lactate, potassium lactate, bisphenols and packaged foods, silicon dioxide; squid and squid byproducts; and “organic” salmon on U.S. markets without USDA criteria.
PCC Natural Markets is committed to being a positive force in the lives of people who work in our supply chain.