Louisiana Seafood News
Louisiana Seafood News

December 2016

How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood from China Ends Up On Your Table

From Bloomberg Businessweek on Bloomberg.com

By Jason Gale, Lydia Mulvany, and Monte Reel

From the air, the Pearl River Delta in southern China’s Guangdong province resembles a mass of human cells under a microscope. Hundreds of thousands of tiny rectangular blocks, all of them shades of green, are clustered between cities and waterways. Livestock pens are scattered among the thousands of seafood farms that form the heart of the country’s aquaculture industry, the largest in the world.

Vitter Successfully Stops Attacks On Louisiana Crawfish Industry

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(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator David Vitter announced that the outside organization attempting to place Louisiana’s most populous crawfish on the injurious wildlife list will withdraw its petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Today’s announcement follows Vitter’s efforts to ensure the petition would not shut down Louisiana’s crawfish industry.