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  • La. seafood industry told to think beyond daily catch

    July 28, 2016 9:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Leather made of tuna skin. Canned seafood marketed to tourists as souvenirs. Dried shrimp shells sold as a soup seasoning or used to extract chitin, a protein that has various agricultural, industrial and medical uses. Those were a few potential revenue generators for Louisiana's seafood industry... more »
  • Chef of the Month: SHUCKS! Crab cakes Play Video

    April 20, 2016 9:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - SHUCKS! is back on 2une In with a delicious crab cake recipe this morning. Chef Joey Faciane showed the 2une In crew how to make crab cakes. SHUCKS! Crab cakes 2# Lump (White) crabmeat 1# Claw (Brown) crabmeat 1 cup diced yellow onion 1/2... more »
  • Galatoire's Bistro: Chilean sea bass Play Video

    February 16, 2016 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Executive Chef of Galatoire's Bistro in Baton Rouge Kelley McCann joined us on the set of News 2 at 4 Tuesday with a fish dish that isn't your regular toss in the pan affair. Check out the video above to see McCann's unique spin on seafood... more »
  • Feds: New traceability rules would cut down illegal seafood

    February 13, 2016 3:10 PM

    PORTLAND, Maine - Federal authorities want feedback from the public about new rules they hope will take a bite out of the illegal fishing imports that jeopardize the country's multibillion-dollar commercial fishing industry. A national council proposed the rules this month. They would create a new system to collect data... more »
  • Popular Destin eatery catches fire

    February 10, 2016 12:20 AM

    DESTIN, FL - The popular Destin restaurant AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar was damaged by a fire Tuesday night. Pictures and videos shot by onlookers showed large flames coming from the restaurant's roof. In a post on their Instagram page, owners said it "looked worse than it was with... more »
  • First-ever federal rules for offshore fish farming issued

    January 11, 2016 7:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The first-ever federal regulations for large-scale fish farming in the ocean have been issued, opening a new frontier in the harvesting of popular seafood species such as red drum, tuna and red snapper. The new rules allow the farming of fish in federal waters of the... more »
  • Shrimpers decry low prices, damage caused by shrimp imports

    August 12, 2015 3:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers - ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen - rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry. Shrimpers spoke out at a meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, a... more »
  • Shrimp prices plummet in 2015

    May 26, 2015 9:36 AM

    DULAC- After a few years of steady prices, Louisiana shrimpers are watching the prices for their catches plummet this season. Nicholas Rodrigue, a shrimper from Dulac says last year he was getting $2 a pound. This year the price has dropped to 55 cents. Shrimp season for waters within three... more »
  • App would let seafood buyers meet their fisherman

    May 25, 2015 2:33 PM

    PORTLAND, Maine - A group of scientists and fishermen in Maine is working on a new tool they say will allow seafood consumers to learn the backstory of a piece of fish by scanning a code at the supermarket. Gulf of Maine Research Institute and Maine Coast Fishermen's Association are... more »
  • Shrimpers upset over mislabeled seafood Play Video

    May 8, 2015 6:08 PM

    DELCAMBRE - People in the Louisiana shrimp industry are upset after a Texas seafood company admitted to mislabeling 35,000 pounds of Mexican shrimp as wild-caught American shrimp. Delcambre, a town 20 miles south of Lafayette, was once known as the shrimp capital of the world. The town's currently trying... more »
  • Bistro Byronz: Grilled mahi with dijon cream Play Video

    April 8, 2015 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Lent is officially over, so today Chef John Lundin returned to the 2une In Kitchen to cook some delicious grilled mahi with dijon cream. It's the perfect dish to cook for your significant other...or if you're just craving some seafood. Bistro Byronz: Grilled Mahi with Dijon Cream... more »
  • Restaurants stocked up ahead of first Friday of Lent Play Video

    February 20, 2015 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's the first Friday of Lent, and restaurants throughout the area were prepped and stocked up on seafood to meet the insatiable demand. Boiled, sautéed or fried to perfection, it's a top choice for those forgoing meet due to observance of the Catholic institution of Lent.... more »
  • Beloved restaurant closes doors for good Play Video

    February 1, 2015 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It was a bittersweet day as Val's Marina closed it doors for good Saturday after the land was bought out by Livingston Parish to help ease flood insurance rates. It's been open for nearly 60 years in Maurepas, and the restaurant is known for its tasty... more »
  • State reopens Gulf waters affected by oil spill

    December 15, 2014 6:55 AM

    GRAND ISLE - Commercial fishermen are once again harvesting Gulf seafood off the coasts of Elmer's and Grand Terre islands, an area that's been closed due to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reopened state waters surrounding the islands, some of the areas... more »
  • California crawfish fill demand during fall months Play Video

    September 17, 2014 3:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Crawfish season usually ends around July, but one Denham Springs seafood market has found a way to sell crawfish in the fall. Ron's Seafood on South Range Avenue gets live sacks of crawfish flown in from California in September to meet the demand for mud bugs.... more »
  • Oysters in short supply Play Video

    August 13, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The price of oysters may be going up for restaurants, but you may not pay the price difference. "The price is gradually starting to go up, they're probably about double what they were five years ago," said George Shaheen, the owner of Jones Creek Cafe. ... more »
  • Dardenne, seafood board set cook-off for August

    July 15, 2014 5:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La - The best seafood chef in the nation will be crowned Saturday, Aug. 2, in New Orleans when the 11th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off is held. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board on Monday announced the competition won last year... more »
  • Miss USA contestants get a taste of Baton Rouge

    May 30, 2014 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Contestants for the Miss USA pageant got up close and personal with some staples of Louisiana cuisine Friday. The contestants toured Tony's Seafood Friday morning, seeing how the Gulf's largest seafood market processes and sells 50,000 pounds of live and boiled crawfish in a single day.... more »
  • Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off Saturday

    May 21, 2014 5:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The 7th Annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off will be on Saturday and pits 10 chefs from top Louisiana restaurants competing for the coveted "King of Louisiana Seafood" title. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board are hosting the event, which is part of... more »
  • Video of Winston's crab legs theft released Play Video

    May 16, 2014 6:42 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Police have released the video of Heisman Trophy winner Jamies Winston's seafood theft that landed him in trouble. The Florida State University quarterback was issued a citation for shoplifting on April 29th. The video released by police shows Winston at the food of a Publix near... more »
  • Hotel Indigo's Seafood Ceviche Play Video

    March 26, 2014 6:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef Brandon Caine and and Francis Grayson from Hotel Indigo returned to 2une In Wednesday for their final appearance as our March Chef of the Month. Chef Caine whipped up some of Hotel Indigo's Seafood Ceviche. Ingredients: 1/2 pound shrimp peeled and deveined 1/4 lbs... more »
  • Restaurants stock up for Lent, seafood prices high Play Video

    March 6, 2014 10:11 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Lenten season, the 40-day period leading up to Easter is observed by Catholics as a time to reflect and repent. It's also a time to fast from certain luxuries and meat on Fridays. Restaurants are busy preparing specials to accommodate those observing, and stocking up on supplies.... more »
  • Audit looks at seafood promotion board

    December 23, 2013 11:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A lack of strong oversight and record-keeping has been found in an audit of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. The audit looked at a marketing campaign funded by BP following the 2010 gulf oil spill. It says the former executive director approved transactions... more »
  • Oyster prices up during shortage Play Video

    November 20, 2013 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It will cost more to put oyster dressing on your plate this holiday season with oyster prices increasing during a shortage. Bill Pizzolato with Tony's Seafood says prices have increased by around 20 percent in the past few weeks due to a shortage in Louisiana waters.... more »
  • Baton Rouge Food Tours invade downtown Play Video

    November 11, 2013 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Food Tours kicked off this month, and owner Kim Harper said the foodies are eating it up. Harper said it's a walking, guided tour which includes delicious tastings at local restaurants infused with fascinating historical and cultural stories. The tour is one mile... more »
  • Louisiana shrimp "red listed" by seafood program Play Video

    October 12, 2013 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A seafood watch program "red listed" Louisiana shrimp and recommends that people avoid the shrimp for now. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program recommends which seafood items are "best choices," "good alternatives" or items that people should "avoid." Shrimp caught and harvested in Louisiana... more »
  • Shrimpers head out for season's start

    August 12, 2013 10:18 AM

    GOLDEN MEADOW - Shrimpers across south Louisiana say they are ready for the start of the white shrimp season. About 60 percent of the shrimp harvested in the U.S. comes from the Gulf of Mexico. The total domestic shrimp harvest brought in $518 million in 2011. The Courier reports the... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested

    July 16, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a pair of armed robberies in Baton Rouge. Police say Edwin Harvey walked into Mom's Seafood on July 7 and Quality Deli on July 9 with a handgun and demanded money. Both businesses are located on North... more »
  • La. closes shrimp season in most inside waters

    July 13, 2013 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - State wildlife and fisheries regulators say the 2013 spring inshore shrimp season will close Thursday at 6 a.m. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' announcement Friday affects the remaining portions of Timbalier Bay, Terrebonne Bay, Lake Pelto and Pelican Lake where the season had been extended,... more »
  • Seafood board oversight shifted to lt. governor

    June 19, 2013 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne has received new responsibilities from state lawmakers, giving him oversight of a board that promotes Louisiana seafood. Dardenne spoke to the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board on Wednesday about the change. While Dardenne said he didn't seek the new responsibility, he said... more »
  • Shortage in Lake Pontchartrain bedevils crabbers

    June 8, 2013 5:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Crabbers are having a hard time finding their prey in Lake Pontchartrain. Fishermen and seafood dealers offer varying theories to WVUE-TV as to why the brackish lake is not the crab "factory" that it historically has been. Some blame the BP PLC oil spill or chemicals used... more »
  • Chef KD's seafood lasagna Play Video

    June 4, 2013 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef KD showed how to incorporate seafood into a traditional lasagna today for Tasty Tuesday. His lasagna included a combination of fish, shrimp, and crab meat which he cooked at the same time as the pasta. If you have questions or want full recipes from... more »
  • Frozen seafood could be fresh catch Play Video

    May 30, 2013 5:41 PM

    DELCAMBRE - The Louisiana Certified Wild Caught Seafood branded Vermillion Bay Sweet Shrimp got a chance to show off today. The seafood, which boasts the state's first seal of approval, is caught in Louisiana waters and then processed, without preservatives, within a day of reaching shore. "It's like... more »
  • Louisiana seafood gets special certification Play Video

    May 14, 2013 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Seafood tagged its first package of "Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood" today. It's a brand that's intended to ensure consumers they're getting the best product available. The "Vermillion Bay Sweet White Shrimp" got the honor of being the first to be labeled authentic. "Our... more »
  • Crawfish prices high, expected to drop Play Video

    March 29, 2013 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crawfish are a hot commodity this weekend as families gather to observe the Easter holiday, but prices are higher than normal. One local seafood retailer said they had to increase price for the first time this Easter because of supply and demand. Still, crawfish lovers... more »
  • Lent, seafood seasons officially begin Play Video

    February 13, 2013 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today marks the start of Lent, a time when those who observe will cutting back on meat. As a result, places like Tony's Seafood are prepared with additional orders. "It's going to be busy through the whole Lenten season," said co-owner of Tony's Seafood, Bill... more »
  • Shrimp season to close in some La. inside waters

    January 16, 2013 7:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced that fall shrimp season will close Friday in all state inside waters east of the Mississippi River - except for the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds. The department said in a news release Tuesday that it... more »

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