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LDWF Adopts Seafood Certification Program Rule Changes

Based on feedback from the seafood industry, The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has adopted program rule changes to their Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program (LWSCP). The Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program (LWSCP) is a voluntary program for Louisiana wild seafood that was passed by the Louisiana Legislature,,, Read more here 20:23

Louisiana’s Shrimpers deserve some help

It is no secret that Louisiana’s shrimpers have seen troubled times in recent years. They have battled rising costs, falling prices and vicious competition — much of it illegal — from foreign countries that import their shrimp to the U.S. They also have been hampered by hurricanes and a catastrophic oil spill. Read [email protected]  07:25

New program to help Louisiana shrimpers upgrade or purchase equipment.

The shrimp refrigeration cost-share program provides eligible shrimp-vessel owners, docks and processors half the cost of refrigeration equipment for their businesses. Read [email protected]  12:15

Department of Wildlife and Fisheries calling for public input on proposed changes to the Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program.

A public meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at the agency’s headquarters, 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. The changes involve product registration requirements for retail packages, supply chain verification process and guidelines for logo use. They can be viewed at www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/reg/register.htm. Information: www.wlf.la.gov and www.facebook.com/ldwffb. 12:19: