Celebrate National Lobster Day on September 25 with the First-Ever Maine Lobster Butter

Thanks to creative ready-to-eat product innovations from a range of Maine Lobster companies, there is truly something for everyone to get excited about this National Lobster Day, including Lobster Cheeseburgers, Lobster Cakes, Lobster Mac & Cheese Bites and even the first-ever Maine Lobster Butter.

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NOAA Fisheries Announces New Lobster and Jonah Crab Fisheries Regulations to Help Save Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

September 2, 2021 NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries announced new regulations for the lobster and Jonah crab trap and pot fisheries operating in the Northeast United States to help save endangered North Atlantic right whales by reducing their risk of entanglement in fishing gear.

Arbitrator Upholds Firing of Lobster 207 co-op CEO, Clearing Way for Racketeering Lawsuit

August 31, 2021 Mainebiz

The former CEO of Lobster 207, a fishing cooperative owned by the Maine Lobstering Union, on Monday lost in an arbitration proceeding over his firing in 2020.

Senators Shaheen and Hassan Cheer Passage of National Lobster Day Resolution

Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution cosponsored by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) that designates September 25, 2021 as “National Lobster Day.” National Lobster Day seeks to recognize the economic and cultural importance of the species, which is a major economic driver for coastal New England.

National Regulator Proposes Electronic Tracking of Lobster Fishing Vessels

August 23, 2021 WMTW

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is considering using electronic tracking systems on board some lobster fishing boats.