16 U.S. Code § 4001 - Congressional findings
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Congressional findingsThe Congress finds that—
the commercial fisheries of the United States provide significant employment in coastal areas and in processing and distribution centers;
fish contribute an important nutritional component to the American diet;
increased consumption of seafood in the United States could significantly lower the risk of many cardiovascular diseases;
Federally supported development programs for commercial fisheries are unable to meet present and future marketing needs;
the United States fishing industry has the potential to expand greatly its contribution to interstate and foreign commerce, favorably affecting the balance of trade.
“This title [enacting this chapter and amending section 713c–3 of Title 15, Commerce and Trade] may be cited as the ‘Fish and Seafood Promotion Act of 1986’.”
Report to Congress on Fish and Seafood Promotion
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