Snow Crab Gets a Coveted Designation, Reports Curtis Rumbolt
April 24, 2013
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Newfoundland and Labrador snow crab has been certified as sustainable seafood by the Marine Stewardship Council, and industry insiders hope the certification will help local snow crab to be sold in more markets.
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