Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Seafood News Roundup


New York Times (blog)
As Oil Spreads East in Gulf, So Do Seafood Fears
New York Times (blog)
By NICK FOX Stan Honda/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A shrimp boat returning to harbor on Sunday in Bayou La Batre, Ala. While there are small hopes ...
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A murky picture as seafood industry eyes oil slick
The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS — As a giant oil slick lapped at southeastern Louisiana's ecologically sensitive coast, chefs, restaurant owners and seafood dealers were ...
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Oil in the Gulf has countless livelihoods in limbo
The Associated Press
Wendy Waren, vice president of the Louisiana Restaurant Association, says nearly two-thirds of them serve some type of seafood. Then there are some of the ...
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CNN
Seafood safe despite oil in Gulf of Mexico, experts say
CNN
But most seafood -- 80 percent -- consumed in the United States is imported, he said. It has been a week since an explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon, ...
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Christian Science Monitor
Oil spill: What is the threat to Gulf of Mexico seafood?
Christian Science Monitor
The Gulf of Mexico seafood industry is insisting that the oil spill has caused no major damage yet. But if nursery grounds are harmed, the impact could be ...
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Seafood Industry Fights Public Perception
New York Times
"I just got off the phone with 40 New Orleans chefs, and we are energized," said Harlon Pearce, chairman of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing ...
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New Yorkers Will Be Shelling Out More for Seafood
NBC New York
Industry professionals tell us 15-20% of the seafood served up in New York restaurants comes from Gulf waters. Those eateries specializing in New Orleans ...
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Miss. seafood operator files lawsuit over gulf oil spill
Boston Herald
The owner of a Mississippi seafood company filed a federal class-action lawsuit Friday over the rig explosion that caused a massive oil spill in the Gulf of ...
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Huffington Post (blog)
Best And Worst Sustainable Seafood Supermarkets (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post (blog)
In an effort to push for an environmentally friendly and sustainable seafood marketplace, Greenpeace has done an in-depth ranking of 20 popular seafood ...
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Gulf Seafood Update: Feds Shut Down Fishing; Dead Fish, Sea Turtles Wash ...
Huffington Post (blog)
They wouldn't touch seafood with a ten foot pole. It's too elitist. "The boom will be used to keep oil spilling from a well in the Gulf of Mexico from ...
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2 comments:

Barramundi wholesalers said...

Research over the past few decades has shown that the nutrients and minerals in seafood can make improvements in brain development and reproduction and has highlighted the role for seafood in the functionality of the human body.

Barramundi importers said...

Seafood is good for you because it is low in fat and high in protein. Most fish contain oils that are called omega-3. These oils can help prevent some diseases and treat certain types of illness. The eel is one type of seafood that contains a high fat content, but only a very few types of seafood contain fat.