U.S. Potato Industry Supports CFIA Action to Protect Canadian Provinces and U.S. after Additional Disease Detections

November 24, 2021 National Potato Council

The National Potato Council (NPC) and grower organizations throughout the United States welcomed the announcement by Canada’s Acting Chief Plant Health Officer, David Bailey, to prevent the spread of potato wart from Prince Edward Island (PEI) by restricting the movement of PEI potatoes to other Canadian provinces and the U.S.

Prince Edward Island Potato Board Shocked by CFIA Decision Suspending Certification of Exports of all PEI potatoes to US

The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is shocked by the decision by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to suspend the certification of exports of all potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States of America.  The United States market represents a value of $120 million annually to the Prince Edward Island potato industry.

P.E.I. Fall Lobster Season Sees Record Prices

October 11, 2021 Kevin Yarr, CBC News

The fall lobster season, off the southern and western shores of P.E.I., closes this weekend, and it’s been a good one.

Lobster PEI Brings Bits Annual PEI Lobster Roll Call to the GTHA

August 17, 2021 Lobster PEI

Lobster PEI has launched the second annual PEI Lobster Roll Call with local GTHA-based restaurants looking to bring the taste of the East Coast by serving up their unique twist on the classic lobster roll.

‘Unknowns are Now Knowns’ as P.E.I. Enters 2021 Lobster Season

April 28, 2021 Kevin Yarr · CBC News

P.E.I. is about a week away from the start of another lobster season during the COVID-19 pandemic, and feeling much more comfortable about facing the challenges.