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    Consumer Reports Finds Potentially Harmful Bacteria and Illegal Antibiotic Residues in Tests of Frozen Shrimp

    Consumer Reports Finds Potentially Harmful Bacteria and Illegal Antibiotic Residues in Tests of Frozen Shrimp Findings raise public health concerns especially with imported, farmed shrimp; FDA needs to step up inspection at U.S. ports and overseas shrimp farms Consumer Reports recommends buying responsibly-caught U.S. wild shrimp when possible YONKERS, NY — Shrimp has surpassed tuna in […]

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    Coming USDA Catfish Inspections Raise Question: Could Shrimp Be Next?

    Coming USDA Catfish Inspections Raise Question: Could Shrimp Be Next? By Dan Flynn | April 23, 2015 If food safety put catfish under USDA inspection, can shrimp be far behind?That question is coming into focus this week after one of USDA’s top two food safety officials told a gathering of food policy wonks on Tuesday […]

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    Maryland is hungry for Louisiana crabs, but Louisiana can’t deliver

    Maryland is hungry for Louisiana crabs, but Louisiana can’t deliver   Bayou La Batre, Ala. — Terry Drawdy is no stranger to trouble. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina‘s massive storm surge engulfed this fishing village near the Mississippi-Alabama border, destroying the offices and processing facility of Drawdy’s Crab Co. But Drawdy contends that the spring and […]

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    How Does a Shrimp Boat Work? (video)

    Louisiana Shrimp Boat

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    Gulf Coast Seafood

    http://eatgulfseafood.com/ With a reputation for great times and premium American seafood, the legacy of the country’s great seafood belongs to the GulfCoast. Comprised of five states, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, Gulf Coast Seafood has been providing fishermen, grocers, chefs, foodies, and many others with not only great food and memorable times, but also […]

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    Wild American Shrimp

    Link to Wild American Shrimp American Shrimp Processors Association The American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA), based in Biloxi, Mississippi, was formed in 1964 to represent and promote the interests of the domestic, U.S. wild-caught, warm water shrimp processing industry along the GulfCoast with members from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. We are the collective […]

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    Associated Press links slave fishing labor to Thai Union, prominent U.S. firms

    Associated Press links slave fishing labor to Thai Union, prominent U.S. firms By James Wright, Senior Editor Published on Wednesday, March 25 2015 The Associated Press (AP) on Tuesday linked seafood products harvested by slave laborers on fishing boats in Indonesia to major seafood companies around the world, including Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF), Thailand’s […]

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    Why Is the FDA Inspecting So Little Imported Seafood?

    Why Is the FDA Inspecting So Little Imported Seafood? —By Tom Philpott NOAA Photo Library/Flickr   If you eat a lot of fish, likely as not you’re eating something that was raised on a farm and hauled in from thousands of miles away. According to NOAA, we import about 86 percent of the seafood we […]

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    Judge Finds BP Primarily at Fault for Gulf Oil Spill

    Judge Finds BP Primarily at Fault for Gulf Oil Spill A federal judge has issued a landmark ruling that finds BP to be primarily responsible for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, finding that they showed reckless negligence while two other companies showed lower levels of negligence and have lower liabilities for […]

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    “insulated boxes can save your life”

    DB2145 Ryan Harris, Alaska Fisherman, Survives Day At Sea Adrift In Plastic Bin SITKA, Alaska (AP) — A fisherman who spent a night adrift in a 4-by-4 foot plastic fish bin after his boat sank off Alaska says he gave himself pep talks and sang “Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” […]