Gulf Seafood Trace program

Louisiana Eats!
5:00 am
Sat May 4, 2013

Will Louisiana's Seafood System Go Commercially Extinct?

Louisiana shrimpers and fishermen are finding new ways to stay economically viable in the changing landscape of the 21st century.
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Fresh seafood has helped define Louisiana's cuisine for centuries. This week a field of experts join us on Louisiana Eats! to discuss how our local seafood is caught, distributed and consumed.

We'll hear from Paul Greenberg about the environmental changes that threaten the Mississippi River shrimp; listen how members of the Gulf Seafood Trace program improve consumer relationships with local fishers; and find out how the shrimp industry has changed in the past 20 years from seafood distributor Louis Raines.

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