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Gulf Fishermen Reel From Seafood Troubles

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and JAY REEVES | Posted 07.24.2012 | Green

LAFITTE, La. — Gloom infects the hard-working shrimp and crab docks of this gritty fishing town as the second full year of fishing since BP's ca...

Gulf Seafood Sales Get Boost From Military

AP | MARY FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Sales of Gulf of Mexico seafood are getting a boost from the military after being hammered by last year's BP oil spill, which left...

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...

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.

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

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.

Oiled Crabs Provide Evidence Of Tainted Gulf Food Web

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BARATARIA, La. (AP) — To assess how heavy a blow the BP oil spill has dealt the Gulf of Mexico, researchers are closely watching a staple of the...

Not Even Gulf Fishermen Buy The Government's 'Smell Test' Policy On Oil-Exposed Seafood

AP | JASON DEAREN and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. — Seafood from some parts of the oil-fouled Gulf of Mexico has been declared safe to eat by the government, based in part on human s...

Government Says Tests Show Gulf Seafood Is Safe

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

APALACHICOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Shrimp, grouper, tuna and other seafood snatched from the fringes of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico are safe to eat, accord...

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...

NYC Shrimp Safe, Despite Gulf Oil Spill | By Christina Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Shrimp can stay on the menu. New Yorkers needn't worry that the seafood on their dinner plates has been contaminated by the Gulf Coast oil slick, fis...