Call for Chefs: Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off seeks contestants

 
February 15, 2016

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser invites chefs to participate in the 9th Annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off at the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
 

Shrimp fisheries receive positive review on sustainability

 
February 13, 2016

Shrimp fisheries in Louisiana received favorable marks on sustainability from the Audubon Nature Institute and the Marine Stewardship and Conservation program standards.

Federal agencies announce proposal creating U.S. seafood traceability program

 
February 4, 2016

"Traceability is a key tool for combating illicit activities that threaten valuable natural resources, increase global food security risk and disadvantage law-abiding fishermen and seafood producers,” said Kathryn D. Sullivan, Ph.D., under secretary of  commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator.