Do-not-eat listing draws lawsuit from Maine lobster industry

Posted on AllSides March 15th, 2023
From The Left
Robert F. Bukaty / AP file

A coalition representing the Maine lobster industry is suing an aquarium on the other side of the country for recommending that seafood customers avoid buying a variety of lobster mostly harvested in their state.

Industry groups including Maine Lobstermen’s Association are suing the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California for defamation, arguing in a lawsuit filed Monday that their prized catch shouldn’t be on a “red list” published by Seafood Watch, a conservation program it operates.

Last year, Seafood Watch put lobster from the U.S. and Canada on its list of seafood to...

Read full story
https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/-not-eat-listing-draws-lawsuit-maine-lobster-industry-rcna75042

More News about Environment from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right