Shrimp Tales

  • Louisiana Restaurants to Disclose Use of Foreign Shrimp and Crawfish

    House Bill 335 Passes Senate Unanimously, Moves to Governor for Signature Biloxi, Miss. May 29, 2019 – In a move to protect Louisiana consumers from “the health risks associated chemicals and residues in imported seafood,” the Louisiana Senate unanimously passed House Bill 335 (34-0) requiring restaurants to disclose whether they serve imported shrimp or crawfish....

    Read More May 29, 2019
  • VIDEO: Shrimp Scampi Elevates Basic Steak and Potatoes

    What makes steak and potatoes even better? Wild American Shrimp! Watch Chef Todd Reilly as he crafts a quick Shrimp Scampi for a crowning glory atop a filet. It’s a delicious, homemade surf and turf, made only better with real Wild American Shrimp. Explore our recipes featuring Wild American Shrimp on the recipes page.  

    Read More May 23, 2019
  • Increased Tariffs on Chinese Shrimp: What Is the Effect on Wild American Shrimp?

    As the Trump administration moves to significantly increase tariffs on imports from China, the impact on Wild American Shrimp appears to be negligible, the executive director of the American Shrimp Processors Association, Dr. David Veal, said Saturday. “While 90-94% of the shrimp consumed in the U.S. is imported, unlike many products, China’s share of the...

    Read More May 12, 2019
  • ASPA Chef of the Year’s First Cookbook On the Way

    Tenney Flynn, Chef of the Year for Wild American Shrimp, is about to give seafood lovers a special treat. “The Deep End of Flavor: Recipes and Stories from New Orleans’ Premier Seafood Chef,” his first cookbook, is scheduled for publication in August. Flynn is chef and co-owner of GW Fins in New Orleans, one of...

    Read More May 9, 2019
  • Three Shrimp Recipes Perfect for Spring

    Editor’s note: This cooking column in the Enterprise Record (Chico, Calif.,) urges readers to look for shrimp with labels showing certification from an independent agency, such as Wild American Shrimp. ORIGINAL ARTICLE WRITTEN BY NANCY LINDAHL AND PUBLISHED BY ENTERPRISE RECORD Looking for something light and fresh to mimic the glory of spring? These three...

    Read More May 9, 2019
  • A Texas Taco Chain Restaurant Adds Wild American Shrimp Ceviche Chef’s Special

    Texas gourmet taco restaurant chain Tacodeli is now offering Wild American Shrimp tacos with a special kick. The new Aguachile taco pairs thinly sliced Texas Gulf shrimp with a 3-hour marinade of fresh lime juice. The shrimp are then strained and seasoned with serrano tomatillo salsa, with cubed avocado and sliced radish and a little...

    Read More May 2, 2019
  • Shrimp: Delicious for over 450 million years

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY  Decapods, 10-legged crustaceans broadly categorized into shrimp, lobsters, and crabs, are a globally important food source worth billions of dollars. But the animals in this order, which contains more than 15,000 living species and 3,000 extinct ones, are also ecologically fascinating. Decapods make homes in a...

    Read More May 2, 2019