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Gulf Seafood

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.

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...

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.

FDA: Gulf Seafood Safe Despite Oil Spill Concerns

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Photos of fish with sores may raise concern about long-term environmental effects of the massive BP oil spill — but federal heal...

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.

A New Threat To Louisiana Oysters

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Just a year after the BP oil spill crippled Louisiana's oyster industry, the fishermen face a new problem. Freshwater is set to be...

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...

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 19...

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...

'Super Oysters' Could Help Gulf Recover, But Critics Say Too Costly

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. — Biologist John Supan thinks he has developed what may be the holy grail for oyster lovers: a hardy breed of the delectable she...

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 Gets Intense Safety Testing

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Fish, shrimp and other catches from the Gulf of Mexico are being ground up to hunt for minute traces of oil in what's considered un...

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 ca...