Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Tuesday Seafood in the News

The bulk of stories are focused on the Gulf oil spill, and rightly so. There is a wide range of commentary and cursory information regarding price changes in the seafood sector. Some prices have risen, and others remain stable and have even been reduced on Gulf species like snapper. Government officials are still trying desperately to get the message out that Gulf seafood is safe to eat. Support the gulf seafood community and eat more fish.
 
National Seafood Impact from Gulf Oil
FOXNews (blog)
Still, the effect on the rest of the country's seafood trade may not be as great as many would expect. More than 80% of the seafood consumed in America ...
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Oil spill fears weigh on New Orleans seafood party
Reuters
DeShawn Harris of Oceana Restaurant grills oysters at the Louisiana Seafood Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana June 12, 2010. NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - On the ...
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Chicago Tribune
Poll: Will you eat less seafood because of the oil spill?
Chicago Tribune
Some restaurants fear Gulf seafood contamination. Will you be eating less seafood? Yes. I don't want to risk oil contamination or pay higher prices. No. ...
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Obama pronounces Gulf seafood safe to eat
The Associated Press
President Barack Obama says from the oil-stricken Gulf of Mexico that seafood from the region is safe to eat and announced a new coordinated effort to make ...
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Gulf Spill Impacting Some Local Seafood Restaurants
MyNC.com
By Laura Barron, NBC17, 1 hour, 13 minutes ago For those of us who eat seafood, the list of concerns surrounding the Gulf oil spill is obvious. ...
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Crist extends seafood licenses, changes scallop season
Bizjournals.com
Charlie Crist extended seafood licenses due to expire July 1 and opened the recreational harvest season for bay scallops two weeks early. ...
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Florida sets up hotline for seafood information
Bizjournals.com
Information about the status of fish harvest areas, the availability of seafood varieties and general pricing are available. Hotline information also will ...
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Tonic
Fundraiser Asks Diners to Eat Seafood For Gulf Fisherman
Tonic
Contributing an estimated one-fifth of the nation's commercial seafood supply, Gulf Coast fishermen rely on the waters, now facing demise from the oil spill ...
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Seafood prices rise as Gulf oil spreads
Salt Lake Tribune
By Dawn House A shrimp boat pulls an oily boom as clean up operations of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill continue in Barataria Bay off the coast of ...
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Rising seafood prices may be hard to swallow
Suburban Life Publications
By Brian Hudson, bhudson@mysuburbanlife.com At his Glen Ellyn seafood shop, Dan McCowan says he prides himself on stocking only Gulf shrimp. ...
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