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Gulf Seafood

17 Places to Eat Seafood Before the End of Summer

Gogobot | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Gogobot

August is rushing by, and with it the last perfect days to eat summery treats like oysters, crab legs, lobster rolls, garlic shrimp, shrimp and grits, fried fish...you get the point.

Aquatic Toxic: 'Frankenfish', Gulf Seafood and Killer Prawns

Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Lynne Peeples

This morning's toxic trackings on the increasingly complex relationship between seafood and our health... As debate continues over the safety and mer...

Highlights From the Savory Side of the International Chefs Congress

Regina Varolli | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Regina Varolli

The StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress continues to educate, inspire, satisfy and push the boundaries of an industry known for its distaste of boundaries.

Spotlight on (Sea)Food Safety and Transparency

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 07.16.2012 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

Food labeling and transparency should be a fundamental, mandated practice employed across every food category, even those with the most complex supply chains.

WATCH: Eyeless Shrimp And Fish With Lesions In The Gulf

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green

While the true extent of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill was not known for about 4 years, as Al Jazeera notes in the video above, the repercussions of...

The Top 5 Healthy Food Stories Of 2011

EatingWell | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home
EatingWell

It's been a big year in food news. Here's a look, in no particular order, at five of the food trends of 2011, the stories that propelled them to the top and what you can learn from them.

New Orleans' Dining: GW Fins, a Fish House

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

Most of us are familiar with steakhouses, the vast and opulent dining establishments whose menus are dedicated to T-bones and rib-eyes, Porterhouse an...

New Orleans' Dining: August, Plus a Look at Current State of Gulf Seafood With Chef John Besh

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Monique Stringfellow

"I don't think there's been a point in history where a chef is so familiar with what exact area each oyster, shrimp crab and fin-fish comes from. The seafood from the gulf that's coming in has never been more scrutinized or so good."

Is The FDA Underestimating Gulf Residents' Exposure To Carcinogens In Seafood?

Treehugger | Matthew McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The NRDC says that the FDA is grossly underestimating the exposure to carcinogens in seafood that Gulf Coast residents have been and are being exposed...

Happy Holidays From BP, the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Under gray overcast skies eight months after the BP blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, waves of crude oil roll into estuaries, bayous, and onto the desert...

A Taste of the Gulf at the White House

Cristeta Comerford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cristeta Comerford

Since the Gulf oil spill, consumption of Gulf seafood has dropped, which is why we at the White House are so happy to play our part in reminding Americans that Gulf seafood is not only safe -- but delicious.

WATCH: Gulf Fishing Boat Hauls In Oil-Covered Shrimp From Newly Opened Waters

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Tar Balls. Not quite as appetizing a shrimp side dish as cocktail sauce. But according to FOX 10 News, that's just what the shrimp boat Our Mother cau...

Gulf Spill Fix Part 2: Consumer Confidence

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

What is the social and economic impact of diminished confidence and reduced consumption of seafood? A recent survey conducted by the University of Minnesota really tells the tale for the American consumer.

Green News Report: September 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Look out 1998...

Irreplaceably Delicious: The Flavor of America Has Always Been Wild

Andrew Beahrs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Beahrs

Our willingness to tolerate the disappearance of wild foods, and the pleasures they bring, is deeply sobering.

Now You See It, Now You Don't

Rachel Ben-Avi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rachel Ben-Avi

BP... Oil... The Gulf Coast... Dispersants.  Seafood... Oil... Taste tests... Smell tests.  Minimizing the damage... Reality.  Unemployment... The ...

The Oil Spill And Seafood: Who Decides What's Safe?

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AOL News spent the past two weeks chasing down precisely who is doing that testing and how they decide what is safe to eat. The analysis is importa...

Jason Linkins

Grocer Urges Gulf Coast Shrimp On Customers -- Buyer Beware?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Apparently, the Harris Teeter grocery store chain has something called the "Fresh Catch Club," and yesterday, its members received an email, flagged b...

Cutting Some Slack

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Environmentalists need to cut President Obama some slack. There are some extenuating circumstances that should soften the criticism of his overall mixed environmental record.

Gulf Seafood Is Put Under The Microscope With Rigorous New Tests

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is being put under the microscope like no other kind on the market, with fish, shrimp and other cat...

Riki Ott: Seafood Safety and Politics Don't Mix -- Serious Risks Exist In The Gulf

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

The community stories that string together across the Gulf coast paint a picture quite different from what BP, its contractors, and our government report.

Restoring Consumer Confidence in Essential Foods

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

From peanut butter to beef and from listeria to E. coli and melamine in milk products from China, it seems as though consumers are inundated with news on one "food scare" after another. Is all this worry justified?

Ask An Expert: Is Gulf Seafood Safe To Eat?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

The dilemma of whether or not to eat seafood that could be tainted by the oil spill reminds me of how I felt about living in New York City in the aftermath of Sept. 11.

As Oil Looms Nearby, Locals Stock Up On Seafood

The New York Times | KIM SEVERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With oil from a gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico looming offshore, people here are buying and eating as much seafood as they can as fast as they can...

Gulf Seafood Update: Feds Shut Down Fishing; Dead Fish, Sea Turtles Wash Ashore (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(*Scroll down for photos of Gulf Coast fishermen and their mitigation efforts underway.*) The AP reports: More than 6,800 square miles of federal fi...