Louisiana Seafood News
Louisiana Seafood News

Shrimp Industry Press Release

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NUNGESSER SUPPORTS SEAFOOD INDUSTRY EFFORTS TO IMPOSE TARIFF ON IMPORTED SEAFOOD

BATON ROUGE—Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and Jefferson Parish Councilman Rickey Templet will introduce a resolution at the annual Jefferson Parish council meeting in Grand Isle requesting the Louisiana Congressional Delegation introduce and support legislation to impose a ten cent per pound inspection fee on all imported seafood entering the United States. The goal of the legislation would be to ensure imported seafood is safe for consumers.

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