Molluscan Shellfish News

June 11, 2010
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced today that it will partially reopen oyster harvesting Area 17 south of 29 8" 19' latitude, 90 39 9" longitude to give harvesters as much time as possible to harvest their product before any potential impact from the BP oil spill in the Gulf.
June 09, 2010
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced today the closure of oyster harvesting Area 27 in response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf.