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Our Opinion: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Feb 20, 2015

Kennebec Journal: 

THUMBS UP to the first two colleges to use the “responsibly harvested” seafood label from the Portland-based Gulf of Maine Research Institute.

The label, now used in some supermarkets and restaurants, certifies that the seafood has been harvested sustainably from the Gulf of Maine, which stretches from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia. It is the best indication to consumers that the seafood they enjoy came from local fishermen and was harvested in a way that won’t harm the long-term health of the fishing stock.