• Feb
  • 13
  • 2012

Correction: Purported Diseases and Effects on Wild Salmon

On March 21, 2012, Alexandra Morton published a blog posting about her latest theory regarding purported disease and its effects on wild salmon. Members of the British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association have raised concerns about the misrepresentation of information by Ms. Morton and have been contacted repeatedly for clarification on some of the comments made […]

  • Feb
  • 13
  • 2012

Correction: Safety of Farm-raised Salmon

In May 2012, Alexandra Morton posted an online petition at www.change.org suggesting that farm-raised salmon is unsafe to eat. Since then, the petition has been signed by many people. We support the right of people to express their opinions. However, the wording of the document contains errors and is significantly misleading. Members of the BC […]

  • Feb
  • 12
  • 2012

Correction: Infectious Heaematopoietic Necrosis (IHN)

The BC Salmon Farmers Association would like to correct some statements of misinformation that have been made in the media regarding IHN: 1. In a television interview aired on Global TV, Alexandra Morton claimed that IHN isn’t normally found in the Pacific Ocean. This is completely incorrect. IHN virus is an endemic (local) virus in […]

  • Feb
  • 12
  • 2012

Correction: Another Virus Crashes Canada’s Salmon Farms

On June 18, an article written by Erik Hoffner of Orion Magazine was published on Grist.org. The article contained a number of errors that we’ve requested be corrected. As of June 20, one of the initial 10 highlighted errors has been removed. The BCSFA was contacted for the story, however, questions about many of the […]