Gulf Oil Spill
9:22 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Seafood Board Targets Safety Message To National Chefs

New Orleans, La. – The Louisiana seafood board sponsored a panel of federal and state officials who say Gulf seafood is safe. They say no other region has such rigorous testing. Several members of the American Culinary Federation said while they want to believe the oil spill hasn't harmed the seafood, they aren't sure. Chef Brent Spring of South Bend, Indiana, says he's not convinced.

"I think it's left me with more questions than anything, that I need to probably dig a little bit more into look at some of the reports that they've done and see what the data says."

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration marked the one-year anniversary by reopening all federal Gulf waters to fishing.
For WWNO, I'm Eileen Fleming.