Maine Delegation, Governor Mills Urge Retailers to Continue Selling Maine Lobster
Maine Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, along with Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden and Governor Janet Mills, are encouraging retailers to continue selling Maine lobster despite the fishery losing its Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. The group released a statement following news that Whole Foods would stop purchasing Gulf of Maine lobster.
“We are disappointed by Whole Foods’ decision and deeply frustrated that the Marine Stewardship Council’s suspension of the lobster industry’s certificate of sustainability continues to harm the livelihoods of hardworking men and women up...
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