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Supporting the Sustainable Seafood Industry

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Aug 18 2017

Why Eat Domestic Louisiana Seafood? 

What is sustainable seafood and why is it so important to support a sustainable U.S. seafood industry? As consumers, we can make deliberate decisions to prevent further breaking of our oceans' boundaries. Consumer demand for specific types of seafood like shrimp haven't always been supplied in perfect symmetry by our waters, so the need for farmed and foreign products arose. But the imported seafood industry is being examined more closely than ever because of unsafe and harmful practices used commonly in their production methods.

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, sustainable seafood, Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood, Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, sustainability, wild domestic seafood

Why is Domestic Wild-Caught Seafood Better Than Imported Farm-Raised?

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 24 2016

The Global Effects of Eating Local

For seafood lovers, there’s really nothing better than a fresh, perfectly prepared catch. From crabs, to Gulf shrimp, to crawfish, to flounder — enjoying seafood is definitely a beloved part of the culture here in Louisiana.  Consumers have a lot of options when they shop for seafood these days. You can pick up most anything from your neighborhood grocery store, farmers market, seafood market, or even online. But when you pick up that tuna or shrimp at your local store, do you really know where it comes from?

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, sustainable seafood, Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood, sustainability, domestic seafood, imported seafood, seafood safety

Supporting a Sustainable Louisiana Seafood Industry

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 10 2016

What is a culture of sustainability and why is it so important to support a sustainable U.S. seafood industry?  A recent TEDx talk describes sustainability as “making deliberate decisions to prevent further breaking of our oceans' boundaries.”

 Consumer demand for specific types of seafood, like shrimp, haven't always been supplied in perfect symmetry by our waters, so the need for farmed and foreign products arose. But the shrimping industry in particular is being examined more closely than ever because of unsafe and harmful practices used in these imported seafood production methods. 

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries, sustainable seafood, Gulf Seafood, Gulf Seafood Trace, Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, sustainability, Gulf shrimp

Uprooted: Louisiana's rich abundance of seafood has huge economic, cultural impact on the state

Posted by Sydney Blanchard, BiteandBooze.com on Feb 25 2016

In 2010, after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig caused 4.9 million barrels of oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, BP vowed to clean up the mess for which they were responsible. 

Apart from removing oil from the Gulf, BP allotted money to be used for a PR campaign that would not only clean up their image but would clear up the idea that the Gulf’s seafood was tainted by the spill.

Six years and millions of dollars later, the Louisiana Seafood Board is still working to do just that.

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, sustainable seafood, Shrimp, Gulf Seafood, Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board, sustainability, Gulf shrimp, domestic seafood, buy local

Sustainable practices ensure you can keep coming back for more

Posted by Karen Hales on Aug 01 2014

Aug. 1, 2014--The idea of sustainability is getting more attention as restaurants and other businesses make sustainable sourcing of seafood a priority. Seafood harvested in the United States under goes a rigorous management process to ensure the seafood you eat in your home or restaurant will be available for generations to come.

Sustainability also plays a large role in our region’s economy: Louisiana’s seafood industry, not including imports, generated 30,676 jobs in the state in 2011, and Louisiana leads the Gulf states in seafood sales with nearly $1.5 billion in sales in 2011. (Source: NOAA’s Fisheries Economics of the U.S.)

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Topics: New Orleans, traceability, seafood industry, consumer confidence, Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries, Press Room, fishing industry news, sustainable seafood, restaurant, Gulf Seafood Trace, Louisaina Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, fishing industry, Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, seafood quality, seafood market, sustainability, Deanie's Seafood

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