Below is a copy of a post card the Coalition of Catholic Organizations Against Human Trafficking (CCOAHT) is sending to Costco and Starkist Company – addresses at the end of the message. You can of course, adjust to your specific situation. Let’s support this campaign by sending a message.
The US imports 80-90% of its seafood, and tens of thousands of people are exploited at every link in the seafood harvesting and production chain:
CCOAHT is a nationwide coalition that represents religious orders and organizations, and is a key leader in the Catholic struggle against human trafficking in the U.S.
During Lent many Catholics eat seafood and abstain from meat to be in greater solidarity with those in need.
The Vatican has announced that it will “slave proof” its supply chain, and many major corporations are following its lead.
Catholics want slave-free seafood this year, and will be vigilant about this as we observe Lent.
We, therefore, kindly urge you to do all in your power to ensure that your supply chains are free of the taint of forced labor.
Costco Wholesale Corporation
999 Lake Dr.
Issaquah, WA 98027
225 North Shore Drive, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15212