Shrimp Tales

  • 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
  • No Wetlands, No Seafood

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY NATIONAL FISHERMAN BY MORTY GASKILL AND RYAN BETHEA APRIL 23, 2019 Commercial fishermen are used to overcoming challenges. Whether it’s extreme weather events or a changing market and regulations, we work hard and adapt to carve out a living for our families. We represent a new generation of fishermen that depends...

    Read More April 26, 2019
  • ASPA WHITE PAPER: Restaurant Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) is Necessary to Prevent Health Risks

    Downloadable PDF version linked here: ASPA COOL White Paper I.      INTRODUCTION & OVERVIEW Americans are consuming more seafood than ever before. US per capita seafood consumption reached 16 pounds in 2017, the highest level since 2009.[1] The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently changed its Dietary Guidelines for Americans to recommend increases in seafood...

    Read More April 25, 2019
  • Shrimp Containing Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in Canadian Grocery Stores

    A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Marketplace investigation has found worrying levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria on imported shrimp bought at major grocery stores across Canada. Global demand for shrimp has exploded in recent decades, worth an estimated $39 billion U.S. and growing. Canada alone imports about $700 million in shrimp every year, with the majority of it coming from countries...

    Read More March 18, 2019
  • U.S. Dept. of Labor ‘Sweat & Toil’ App Shows Four Countries Using Child Labor, Forced Labor in Shrimp Production

    Child labor, forced labor and child forced labor are used in at least four countries that supply imported shrimp to the U.S., according to an app created by the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor’s app “Sweat & Toil: Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking Around the World” provides a comprehensive...

    Read More March 14, 2019