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June 17, 2019 - 1:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -Prolonged flooding on the Mississippi River is not only growing a giant dead-zone in the middle of the gulf, water tainted with chemical fertilizer and oily runoff from streets and roads is pouring into the bays and marshes of Louisiana and Mississippi. The Mississippi River...
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Getty Images Maurizio Obiso
April 24, 2019 - 8:52 am
Tom Perumean reporting... A Port Sulphur fisherman is facing charges of harvesting oysters tainted with fecal bacteria. James A. Phillips, 66, is also accused of leading a Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent on a pursuit after being spotted dredging oysters in a closed polluted area. LDWF...
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April 14, 2017 - 3:15 pm
David Blake Reporting This is traditionally about the busiest day and weekend of the year for seafood consumption. The lines will be long, whether it's at the restaurants or at seafood shops all over the New Orleans area. Will the supply meet the demand? It looks like we're in pretty good shape,...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 20, 2017 - 11:53 am
Mussels are closely related to oysters. They have bivalve shells, thinner and smoother than those of oysters. They hang on anything in the water that will hold them (including other mussels), and filter sea water for nutrients. The meat inside the shell looks like that of an oyster, just smaller,...
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