Louisiana Inshore Shrimp Season Opens as Coronavirus Hits Industry; ‘It’s Just Not Moving’

August 12, 2020 SARA SNEATH, NOLA.com

“It’s all about supply and demand,” said Acy Cooper Jr., president of the Louisiana Shrimp Association. Most shrimpers sell their catch to processors, who sell the shrimp to restaurants. But processors haven’t been able to move shrimp out of inventory because of restaurant closures. “It’s just not moving,” Cooper said.

Enforcement of Louisiana Shrimp Disclosure Law to Start

August 5, 2019 Associated Press

Louisiana’s health department will soon start enforcing a new law requiring restaurants to tell customers if they sell imported shrimp or crawfish.