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Latest in Food-Track Tech: Swipe a Code, Meet Your Fisherman
May 25, 2015
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Associated Press: After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in...

Electronic Monitoring Project Holds Promise
Apr 30, 2015
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National Fisherman: Maine fishermen are wrapping up year two of a pilot project to test electronic monitoring systems, the Portland-based...

Sodexo Could Bring 'Industrial' Perspective To Local Food Market
Mar 25, 2015
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Vermont Public Radio: The multinational food service company Sodexo is working to increase the amount of local food served in 20 locations...

Demand Gets Institute Cracking on Plan to Sustain Crab
Mar 22, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: In 2012, Hannaford’s parent company, Delhaize America, recognized two things about Jonah crab: first, a growing...

Frigid February May Put Maine’s Lobster Harvest on Ice for a While
Mar 5, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: A new forecast from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute says lobsters will likely migrate to the coast later –...

Our Opinion: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
Feb 20, 2015
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Kennebec Journal: THUMBS UP to the first two colleges to use the “responsibly harvested” seafood label from the Portland-based Gulf of...

Our View: New England Colleges to Get Lesson in Sustainability 101
Feb 20, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: People who have fish on their shopping list can trust in its origins, as long as it has the Gulf of Maine Research...

Five Things You May Have Missed Monday From the World of Business
Feb 17, 2015
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Boston Globe: A science institute wants New England college students to know if the seafood in their school cafeterias is from the region’s...

Maine Institute Pushes Seafood Label with NE College Students
Feb 17, 2015
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Undercurrent News: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is pushing its "responsibly harvested" label in colleges and universities in hopes...

Maine Institute: College Students Should Know Seafood Source
Feb 16, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute wants schools to use its labels that show local, sustainable harvests. Portland...

Lack of Action on Climate Change Is Costing Fishing Jobs
Feb 9, 2015
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Newsweek: (Olympia Snowe) In late 2014, fishery regulators announced that for the second consecutive year, there would be no shrimp fishery...

For 2015, Five Hopes for a Brave New Maine
Dec 28, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: Imagine going up to the seafood case at your local grocery store, pulling out your smartphone and pointing it at the...

Gulf of Maine Forecast to Give Industry Early Warning
Dec 18, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: Scientists this spring will begin issuing weekly forecasts indicating when lobsters start to migrate from deep...

Waters Warm, and Cod Catch Ebbs in Maine
Dec 15, 2014
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New York Times: The Gulf of Maine’s waters are warming — faster than almost any ocean waters on earth, scientists say — and fish are voting...

US Retailer Spurs Market Demand by Stocking Redfish
Dec 1, 2014
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Undercurrent News: Acadian redfish made its debut in US east coast retailer Hannaford this summer, as the Gulf of Maine Research Institute...

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