Category Archives: Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board

In 1984, the State of Louisiana created the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board to support Louisiana’s world-class commercial fisheries industry and respond to changes in the marketplace and in the environment.

The Board is composed of members appointed by the Governor representing all of the different sectors of the industry.

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Good News for Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin

Good News for Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin Flooding In Louisiana’s Great Basin: A Good Thing? by Greg Allen The Army Corps of Engineers opened another bay on the Morganza Spillway Wednesday — diverting more water off the Mississippi through the bayous … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Gulf Seafood Aerial Images Purple Sheen

Gulf Seafood Aerial Images Purple Sheen New aerial images deepen concerns about Gulf seafood safety New aerial images from the Gulf of Mexico are deepening concerns about whether seafood currently being harvested from those waters is safe to eat. Hurricane … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Seafood

Louisiana Seafood Louisiana Seafood Plans Major National Outreach The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to team with an agency skilled at delivering direct marketing and advertising services. The initiative is part of … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico oil Spill Blog Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board Needs Help

Louisiana Seafood Marketing Board Needs Help Louisiana seafood board looking for marketing help The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, flush with a $30 million contribution from BP, posted a request for proposals from marketing agencies Friday for a three-year, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Ewell Smith Louisiana

Ewell Smith Louisiana Independent Testing of Gulf Seafood Poses a Threat to Public Health Encouraging people to consume Gulf of Mexico seafood in the face of independent testing that demonstrates elevated levels of hydrocarbons in the seafood amounts is a … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Seafood Safety

Louisiana Seafood Safety Louisiana seafood industry poised for rebound Don Ames Reporting Gulf seafood is still facing a wave of negative perception, but the tide may be turning. This is, as usual, the busiest time of the year for the Louisiana … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog National Seafood Marketing Coalition

National Seafood Marketing Coalition From Alaska to Gulf Coast, Seafood Industry Unifies By Veronica Del Bianco The 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico drew the nation’s attention to the plight of the coast’s fishermen. Between natural and man-made … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Ready 4 Takeoff

Ready 4 Takeoff Group wants government to buy Gulf Coast seafood By John Fritze, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The federal government would buy millions of pounds of seafood from the Gulf of Mexico for military bases and prisons under a … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus Armed services are urged to stock kitchens with Gulf seafood Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, who doubles as President Barack Obama’s point man on Gulf Coast oil spill recovery, is pressing America’s armed services to consume as … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Recovery Money

Louisiana Recovery Money Parishes get BP money for tourism, seafood By Nikki Buskey HOUMA — State officials have finalized a plan with BP to distribute $78 million to pay for seafood testing, tourism and seafood marketing after the BP oil spill. … Continue reading

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