Great news for Newfoundland Fishermen and Consumers – Province relaxes regulations on local fish purchases

cod-fishPeople and restaurants in Newfoundland and Labrador will now be able to purchase local seafood as the government makes legislative changes to allow for the direct sale of fish. In a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Fisheries Minister Vaughn Granter said amendments have been made to allow for direct fish sales from fish landing stations or harvesters’ establishments to individuals and restaurants. The new rules allow for the sale of finfish, live crustaceans, squid, seal meat and scallop meat to individuals for personal consumption. There will be no limitations on personal consumption. Read the rest here 14:25

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