The secretary shall conduct, or may cause the council to conduct, programs of education, research, or public information, that are designed to accomplish the following purposes, among others:
(a) Increase the consumption of salmon and salmon products.
(b) Gather, publicize, and diffuse accurate and scientific information that shows the importance of the use and consumption of salmon and salmon products in relation to the public health, economy, and diet, and proper nutrition of children and adults.
(c) Study means and methods that are employed in
harvesting, processing, manufacturing, marketing, and distributing salmon and salmon products in order to comply with the sanitary and other regulations that are imposed by municipalities, this state, and the United States.
(d) Gather and disseminate information regarding the high standards that are observed and imposed to ensure pure and wholesome salmon and salmon products.
(e) Gather and disseminate information regarding the harmful effects on the public health resulting from the breakdown or instability of the salmon fishery, the factors and conditions peculiar to the salmon fishery that tend to cause an unbalanced production, and the price of salmon and salmon products in relation to the cost of other items of food in a balanced diet.
(f) Gather and disseminate information regarding the factors that tend to promote increased consumption of salmon and salmon products, stabilize the fishery, and foster a better understanding and more efficient cooperation among fishermen, receivers, processors, and the consuming public.