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Crawfish? Crayfish? Mud bugs? Call Them Anything But Lobster

It wasn’t New York City inspectors nor the Food and Drug Administration that found that the nation’s best-known deli was selling lobster salad without the lobster, but a reporter from Cajun country. I’m not the only one who has traveled hundreds of miles to get to Zabar’s, the Manhattan Mecca for all deli lovers. The… Continue Reading

Processors Cited Over Lobster, Crab & Tuna

Seafood processing facilities turning out lobster bisque, canned pasteurized crabmeat and refrigerated tuna loins, as well as yellow fin and big eye tuna, received warning letters in February about their operations. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent the warning letters on: -Feb. 4 to Greene, ME -based KJPL Restaurants Inc., doing business as… Continue Reading

Maine Seafood Company Recalls Lobster

A Portland seafood processor is recalling lobster that may be contaminated with Listeria. Portland Shellfish Company Inc. recalled the following brands of cooked, ready to eat fresh or frozen lobster meat: Portland Shellfish Co. Inc brand, Claw island, Craig’s All Natural, and Inland Ocean cooked, fresh or frozen lobster claw and knuckle meat. As recent… Continue Reading