NOAA, FDA Enhance Oversight In Gulf

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced that they are taking additional inspection steps to ensure that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is safe to eat and not contaminated by oil. The strategy includes precautionary fishery closures, increased seafood testing inspections and a new reopening protocol. Shortly after the

WASHINGTON — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced that they are taking additional inspection steps to ensure that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is safe to eat and not contaminated by oil. The strategy includes precautionary fishery closures, increased seafood testing inspections and a new reopening protocol.

Shortly after the oil spill caused by BP's Deepwater Horizon rig began spreading through the Gulf

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