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U.S.'s last sardine plant closing its doors

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Posted: Apr 14, 2010 6:57 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: sardines, plant, closing, Bumble Bee, Stinson Seafood

Stinson Seafood, the last sardine cannery in the U.S. will packs its last can tomorrow in Prospect Harbor, Maine.

Bumble Bee Foods, which has owned Stinson Seafood since 2004, announced in February it was closing the plant because of steep cuts in the amount of herring fishermen are allowed to catch in the Northeast.

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