Omega extends the Olive Branch – Meeting could lead to truce over menhaden

Decades of animosity don’t disappear overnight. But a conversation is a good place to start. Officials from Omega Protein met with recreational charter captains Tuesday night to discuss the conflict between two groups that depend on the same waters to earn a living. Reedville-based Omega is the East Coast’s only menhaden reduction fishery. Recreational anglers often have blamed the company for harming certain fisheries. Omega reduces the small, oily fish to produce Omega 3 fish oil supplements and pet food. Read the rest here 10:33

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