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April 29, 2013

Port-based council calls for 'certified' seafood


“I’m proud of our management system,” he said. “It’s tough, but puts a huge burden on fishermen, and involves a lot of sacrifice, and if we are proud of it, we should proclaim that one thing the public can do is be more discerning and inquire where their fish come from.”

Laura Foley Ramsden of Foley Fisheries in New Bedford noted that the U.S. commercial fishing industry has one of then most conservative management programs in the world

“We deserve to get credit for this,” Ramsden said.




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