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November 13, 2013

Grocery Stores and Businesses Boycotting Canadian Seafood

These companies are supporting The HSUS's Protect Seals campaign by boycotting Canadian seafood

The Humane Society of the United States

After hearing about the horrific treatment of seals during Canada's annual seal hunt, more than 5,500 grocery stores, restaurants, and other companies have joined the Protect Seals campaign.

Some of the many grocery stores and other companies that are participating in the ProtectSeals boycott of Canadian seafood include Whole Foods Markets, Trader Joe's, Harris Teeter, WinCo Foods, BI-LO Supermarkets, Lowe's Food Stores, and Bon Appétit Management Company.

In addition, several thousand restaurants have signed onto the boycott, including Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville Cafes; Ted Turner's steakhouse chain, Ted's Montana Grill; Legal Sea Foods; and Oceanaire Seafood Room. You can check out our restaurant locator here.

We welcome all of their efforts and yours, too. Together we will bring an end to the seal hunt.

These companies are among the thousands to have shifted some or all of their seafood purchasing away from Canada until Canada ends its seal hunt. Some are boycotting snow crabs from Canada; others are boycotting seafood from the provinces involved in the hunt; and others are boycotting all seafood from Canada.

Grocery stores  l  Seafood suppliers  l  Other companies

If you don't see your favorite grocery store on this page, please ask them to join the boycott.  If one of the participating companies is in your town, print out a thank you card to drop off and show your support!

If you are a business owner, sign on to become part of the boycott or contact Eileen Densel, Protect Seals Coordinator, at edensel@humanesociety.org or 301-248-3083. Watch video footage from the hunt.

Grocery stores 

Andronico's Community Markets
San Francisco, California

BI-LO Supermarkets
Greenville, South Carolina

Bisbee Food Co-op
Bisbee, Arizona

Brennan's Market
Madison, Wisconsin

Broulim's
Rigby, Idaho

Chu-Smith Asian Grocery
Findlay, Ohio

Earth Fare, Inc. 
Fletcher, North Carolina

Erewhon Natural Foods Market
Los Angeles, California

Fas Chek Super Markets
Charleston, West Virginia

Follow Your Heart
Canoga Park, California

Foodie's Urban Market
Boston, Massachusetts

Foodmaster, Inc.
Chelsea, Massachusetts

Good Food Store
Missoula, Montana

GreenStar Co-op
Ithaca, New York

Greer's Food Tiger
Prichard, Alabama

Harris Teeter
Mathews, North Carolina

Healthabit
Goldsboro, N.C. & Kinston, N.C.

Jimbo's...Naturally!
San Diego, California

La Montanita Coop Food Market
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Lowe's Food Stores
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Maddy's Market
Calabasas, California

Marlene's Market & Deli
Federal Way, Washington 

MOM's - My Organic Market 
Rockville, Maryland

Nature's Food Patch
Clearwater, FL

New Seasons Market
Portland, Oregon

Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Orcas Homegrown Market
Eastsound, Washington

Pacific Coast Greens
Malibu, California

Personal Chef Markets, LLC.
Phoenix, Arizona

Petosa's Family Grocer
Edmonds, Washington

PCC Natural Markets
Seattle, Washington

Pilgrim's Market
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Richard's Whole Foods
Sarasota, Florida

Rosauers Supermarkets
Spokane, WA

Sunset Foods
Highland Park, Illinois

Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op
Takoma Park, Maryland

Tarry Market and Tarry Wine Merchants
Port Chester, NY

The Copper Pot Food Co.
Ashburn, Virginia

The Fresh Market, Inc.
Greensboro, North Carolina

The Green Cow Marketing and Catering Co.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Jackson Whole Grocer
Jackson, Wyoming

Three Rivers Market
Knoxville, Tennessee

Trader Joe's Company 
Monrovia, California

Vallarta Supermarkets
San Fernando, California

Walter Stewart's Market
New Canaan, Connecticut

Whole Foods Market 
Read Whole Foods' statement on seals here.

WinCo Foods, Inc.
Boise, Idaho

Yes! Organic Market
Washington, DC

Yoke's Fresh Markets 
Spokane, WA

Seafood suppliers 

A. La Rocca Seafood, Inc.
San Francisco, California

A+L Fish (Located within Garden of Eden Gourmet Markets)
New York, New York

Big Blue Fisheries LLC
Sitka, Alaska  

C-Town
Brooklyn, New York

Cannon's Fish Market
Washington, DC

Cheyney Seafood
Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Cod and Capers Seafood Corporation
Palm Beach, Florida

Costarella's Seafoods
San Francisco, CA

Down East Seafoods (Nationwide)
New York, New York

Ecofish, Inc. (Nationwide)
Dover, New Hampshire

Fish King Seafood Co. (Nationwide)
Burbank, California

Fountain View Fish Market, Inc.
Houston, Texas

Gendron's Seafood
Lewiston, Maine

Happy Catch, Inc.
Oxnard, California

Hughes Seafood
Madison, Wisconsin

Imperial Fish Market
San Diego, Calif. and National City, California

Legal Sea Foods (Nationwide)
Boston, Massachusetts

Master Purveyors
Tampa, Florida

Miami Crab Corp. (Nationwide)
Miami, Florida

Monterey Fish Inc.
Berkeley, California

Mrs. Seafood, Inc. (Nationwide)
Burbank, California

P & D Seafood Co.
Los Angeles, California

Palomino Foods, LLC
Seattle, Washington

Prime Seafood
Kensington, Maryland

Plitt Company (Nationwide)
Chicago, Illinois

Reel Fresh Fish Company
Los Alamitos, California

San Diego Seafood, Inc.
National City, California

San Francisco Fish Company
San Francisco, California

Santa Monica Seafood
Rancho Dominguez, California

The Crustacean Company
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Caterers and other companies 

Amy's Kitchen
Santa Rosa, California

Applause Banquets and Catering
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Attaché Culinary Inc.
Hudson, NY

Bar-B-Q Boyz 
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bon Appétit Management Company
(Nationwide)

B + C and Arbor Crest Catering at The Barkley
Los Angeles, California

Chef Jeff and Company
Concord, North Carolina

Great Dog Daycare, Inc.
Seattle, Washington

Great Dog Shoppe
Seattle, Washington

Henri's Exquisite Catering
Canoga Park, CA

JNA Institute of Culinary Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Main Street Catering
Flagstaff, Arizona

Marc Anderson, Inc.
Carlsbad, California

Marino's Catering Inc.
Hampton, Virginia

Primal Alchemy Catering
Long Beach, CA

Quality Plus Trading LLC
Calabasas, CA

River City Food Co.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Schwartz Brothers Catering
Seattle, Washington

Spectrum Organics
Petaluma, California

The Art Institute of New York City
New York, New York

The Green Cow Market and Catering Co.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Jan Companies
Cranston, Rhode Island

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