Newfoundland Shrimp Producers Say Cuts Devastating, But 'We have to Respect the Science'
SEAFOODNEWS.COM SeafoodNews] March 31, 2017
The Association of Seafood Producers (ASP) says federal cuts to shrimp quotas for the inshore fleet will have a devastating impact on the industry, including all shrimp plants.
“This will hit the industry hard, both processors and harvesters, and the communities where people strive to earn a livelihood,” said Derek Butler, Executive Director of ASP.
“We have known this day would come, we are not surprised or shocked. But it is devastating, to be sure,” said Butler.
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