Content Tagged 'oysters'

Seafood Processor Guilty of Having Un-refrigerated Oysters
A seafood dealer and processor in Pass Christian was found guilty Thursday of possessing un-refrigerated oysters and possession of illegal oysters.
Seafood Industry Has Struggled Since BP Oil Spill
Since the 2010 BP oil spill, the seafood industry on the Gulf Coast has struggled. Now, fishermen are speaking out against regulatory agencies, such as the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.). Video Video
Oyster Fishermen Not Happy with the M.D.M.R.
Some oyster fishermen on the Coast are feeling that the Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.) isn not doing enough to bring back the oyster supply after the BP oil spill killed off the majority. Video Video
M.D.M.R. to Reopen Oyster Reefs to Tonging March 26th
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.) said Tuesday that several oyster reefs will reopen for tonging only at legal sunrise Wednesday, March 26th.
More Oyster Reefs Closing
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Friday that several more oyster reefs will be closed until further notice because of the stage of the Pearl River in Pearl River, La.
Pass Christian Oyster Festival Kicks Off Tonight
If you're an oyster lover, the Oyster Festival in Pass Christian is the place for you this weekend. Video Video
Seafood Prices High This Year
This year, when you make your holiday oyster dressing or special seafood gumbo, you may see a rise in your grocery bill. Video Video
Several Mississippi Oyster Reef Areas to Open
Four additional oyster reef areas will open at legal sunrise Friday, Jan. 24, officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) said.
New Oyster Harvest License Regulation Requires Oyster Harvesters to Attend Free Training
In January 2014, the Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference (I.S.S.C.) adopted new regulations concerning all U.S. states that harvest and process oysters.
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