Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Budget; Wholesale Dealers to Process Lobster, Sell Processed Lobster
Massachusetts wholesale dealers may soon be able to process and sell processed lobster.
On Monday lawmakers agreed to a $43.1 billion budget, which allows for Massachusetts wholesale dealers to not only process unfrozen lobsters and import unfrozen shell-on lobster parts, but sell processed lobster. The legislation is now headed to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker's desk.
The Massachusetts lobster processing bill has been an ongoing issue since 2016, when the state unanimously passed a bill that would allow for the processing of lobster, as well as the sale of lobster parts...
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