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Gulf Seafood

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.

Gulf Fishermen Distrust Government Seafood Testing, Don't Think Fisheries Are Safe

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO — Even the people who make their living off the seafood-rich waters of Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish have a hard time swa...

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...

Gulf Seafood Since The BP Oil Spill: A Running History

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico and the subsequent oil spill, the degree of catastrophe facing the Gulf's s...

No Gulf Seafood, No Po-boys; Owner Shuts La. Cafe

AP | JASON BRONIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

GHEENS, La. — Vicki Guillot has served her last seafood po-boy. The local bounty of fresh shrimp and oysters that once kept the only restaurant...

Gulf Seafood Safe?

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Indeed, floating islands of reddish-brown oil and rainbow sheens cover a third of the massive Gulf of Mexico. Nevertheless, shrimp and crab are abunda...

Experts Smell Gulf Seafood To Determine Oil Contamination

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) -- William Mahan bends over a bowl of raw shrimp and inhales deeply, using his left hand to wave the scent up toward his nose....

Gulf Coast to Visitors: Y'all Come Down and Eat!

Bryan Gobin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bryan Gobin

With the exception of oil lapping ashore along Louisiana's marshy wildlife refuge, near-shore fishing waters appear clear as ever. Seafood is still available.