Now It’s The Law: Here’s How Shrimp, Crawfish Will Be Labeled In Louisiana

If that shrimp or crawfish is imported, the menu had better say so. It’s now the law for restaurants across the state.

Unanimously approved legislation signed by the governor in June gave the restaurant industry until Sept. 1 to start changing menus to disclose the use of imported shrimp and crawfish next to individual menu items.

Restaurants that don’t use menus have to post a sign at least 17 inches high and 18 inches wide with letters no smaller than 1 inch or have the staff explain that the seafood comes from another country.

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