Louisiana shrimpers, fishermen rally for changes to federal seafood import regulations

shrimper-rally-jpgLocal shrimpers and fisherman say the U.S. government’s poor regulations on importing seafood has been affecting their livelihoods, and they need things to change soon before they say an industry that has thrived for generations in Louisiana is destroyed. “The saddest part that I see is that the younger generations has to go somewhere else to get a job. We have some fishing families that are six generations,” said George Barisich, a board member of the Louisiana Shrimp Association. Read the rest here 12:31

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