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Maine lobster fishery under double MSC assessment

MSC-LogoThe MSC did not respond to request for comment on why a second assessment was being done for the fishery, and it remains unclear why a second assessment would be necessary for a fishery that is already certified. A source said companies that were not included in the original assessment were blocked from being able to take market advantage of the certification and were taking legal action to become included as of last spring. Read the rest here 07:15

Maine Gov. Paul LePage announced Sunday from the International Boston Seafood Show, the Maine lobster fishery is MSC Certified

The London-based Marine Stewardship Council said the fishery meets its strict standards for responsible fishing practices. The announcement was made at the annual International Boston Seafood Show, with LePage surrounded by lobster fishermen, MSC representatives and others. Read more