FISH-NL Wants Cod Quality Program Eliminated
Fresh off the DFO's announcement of a 30% increase in the total allowable catch for the northern cod stewardship fishery, the Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) is calling for the elimination of the cod quality program.
The cod quality program began in 2014 as a way to improve the quality and price of cod landed. However, FISH-NL argues that in the five years that the program has been around, the average price of cod has actually declined...
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