NFI Says Oil Spill Should Not Impact Seafood Supplies

Describing the Gulf Coast oil spill as "an ecological and human disaster that will surely effect not only the fragile habitats where shrimp and oysters are harvested but the very core of the community that brings these iconic delicacies from the waters of the Gulf to the tables of America," the National Fisheries Institute nonetheless has assured consumers, retailers and restaurant owners that the spill is not expected to cause shortages of seafood, or wild price fluctuations in seafood markets.

WASHINGTON — Describing the Gulf Coast oil spill as "an ecological and human disaster that will surely effect not only the fragile habitats where shrimp and oysters are harvested but the very core of the community that brings these iconic delicacies from the waters of the Gulf to the tables of America," the National Fisheries Institute nonetheless has assured consumers, retailers and restaurant owners that the spill is not expected to cause shortages of seafood, or wild price fluctuati

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