A global lump crab shortage means crabcakes could be pricey or even unavailable. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Crabcakes in Jeopardy? Crabmeat Shortage Threatens Bay Restaurants

If you’re excited to get back out to your favorite waterside spots for crabcakes this summer, be warned: The region’s restaurants are experiencing a lump crabmeat shortage that has caused prices to skyrocket. Your market-priced crabcake could be higher than expected, or even unavailable. Cheryl Costello reports on what’s driving the shortage.

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