BIG SHRIMP

Mild-flavored and easy to cook, shrimp has become a key draw at supermarket seafood departments.In fact, with Americans eating an average of 4 pounds every year, up from 2.8 pounds in 1998, it's now the country's most popular seafood, according to National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Fisheries.That's big business for seafood importers, distributors and retailers, but one group -- U.S. shrimp

Mild-flavored and easy to cook, shrimp has become a key draw at supermarket seafood departments.

In fact, with Americans eating an average of 4 pounds every year, up from 2.8 pounds in 1998, it's now the country's most popular seafood, according to National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Fisheries.

That's big business for seafood importers, distributors and retailers, but one group -- U.S. shrimp fishermen -- complain they're not benefiting from the growth. Instead, d

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