Gulf fisherman: “There is no life out there”


#AceFoodNews – Oysters are supposed to contain a pearl – not a pearl of wisdom as in this case, but it is BP that has added something to these Oysters – namely deformities in their growth structure #environment

Grist

If it’s true that oysters are aphrodisiacs, then BP has killed the mood.

Louisiana’s oyster season opened last week, but thanks to the mess that still lingers after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, there aren’t many oysters around.

“We can’t find any production out there yet,” Brad Robin, a commercial fisherman and Louisiana Oyster Task Force member, told Al Jazeera. “There is no life out there.” Many of Louisiana’s oyster harvest areas are “dead or mostly dead,” he says.

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