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   Farmed LI Shellfish Added To State’s ‘Grown & Certified’ Program
by Adina Genn, Long Island Business News
Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 3:51PM EST

Oyster growers from Long Island are now part of the New York State “Grown & Certified” program, which promotes the state’s agricultural producers and growers who adhere to food safety and environmental sustainability standards.

Now, the state’s Department of Agriculture and Markets is partnering with New York City restaurants on an oyster tasting promotion, highlighting the oyster industry and promoting the program’s food safety and environmental standards.

These oysters are “grown and harvested with care towards both food safety and the environment,” Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball said in a statement.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Long Island Business News

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