January Storms Nearly Wiped Out Maine’s Lobster Industry. Now Comes The Hard Part.

While the full toll has not yet been accounted, the damage along the Maine coast is widespread. In Hancock County, which includes Stonington and nearby Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, emergency managers report more than $10.2 million in damage to public infrastructure, which doesn’t include losses by property owners and small businesses such as Greenhead Lobster.

Change to Minimum U.S. Lobster Size ‘A Big Jump,’ Says P.E.I. Marketing Board

January 30, 2024 Kevin Yarr · CBC News

Pending increases in the legal size of lobster that can be sold in the U.S. are something to watch, says the chair of the Lobster Fishers of P.E.I. Marketing Board.

Maine Lobstermen Sue State Over Requirement to Track Boats

Federal and state regulators say the trackers will help them understand fishing patterns and protect right whales. Lobstermen say the devices violate their privacy rights.

Greenhead Lobster Products Recalls Refrigerated and Frozen Cooked Lobster Products Because of Possible Health Risk

October 24, 2023 FDA

Greenhead Lobster Products is voluntarily recalling all frozen and refrigerated cooked lobster meat products produced from May 9, 2023, through October 19, 2023, due to the potential for the product to be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes.

New England’s $510M Lobster Economy Reels From Near 40% Population Plunge

The population of young lobsters has declined nearly 40% in some of the most critical fishing waters off New England, officials said Wednesday, triggering new restrictions for the fishermen who harvest the valuable crustaceans.