Friday, November 13, 2009

Oysters!

Readers outside Louisiana may or may not have heard of the FDA's proposed rule requiring that raw oysters harvested from the Gulf during the summer be treated for a rare (but potentially fatal) bacteria. The oyster industry here is huge, so this was front-page news in the Times-Picayune.

Well, good news: the FDA has decided to back away from the rule after a meeting with our congressional delegation. I may have to go celebrate with some raw oysters.

1 Comments:

Blogger raisin said...

I hope you are kidding!!

November 15, 2009 at 6:24 AM  

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