Oil Spill May Hit Crabs, Oysters

The massive Gulf Coast oil spill caused by the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig could have a significant impact on the price and supply of oysters and crabs, industry experts say. Still, they remain optimistic about the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood that has not been affected by the spill, and hope for containment of the slicks. The two categories of Louisiana

THIBODAUX, La. — The massive Gulf Coast oil spill caused by the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig could have a significant impact on the price and supply of oysters and crabs, industry experts say. Still, they remain optimistic about the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood that has not been affected by the spill, and hope for containment of the slicks.

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