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Originally posted by xstealth
Obama pronounces Gulf seafood safe to eat
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president Barack Obama says from the oil-stricken Gulf of Mexico that seafood from the region is safe to eat and announced a new coordinated effort to make sure it stays that way.
In remarks from Theodore, Ala., on Monday, Obama said that the government will step up its inspections and monitoring to help ensure that the Gulf Coast food industry is getting the kind of protection and certification it needs to sell its products around the country.
Obama said, "We don't want tragedies on top of the tragedy we're already seeing."
The president had high praise for the Gulf seafood he at
Originally posted by FuGGer
i have a lot of respect and admiration for president obama.
but my gut feeling somehow tells me not to eat any seafood from the GOM atm.
i guess i might change my mind if i witness president obama and his daughters enjoying fresh seafood from the GOM.
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by bonsaisert
Well for one, you should clean your fish.
Secondly, you can ingest quite a lot of oil before it becomes toxic.
Last, it isn't the dousing, it is the filter fish eating it over and over again and concentrating it in their system. Then the game fish eat the filter fish and they ingest the concentrated version. That is where the problem lies. Eating what looks like a perfectly good Oyster could have a lot of the worst parts of the oil in it. Eating a perfectly good Flounder or Grouper could have several of the toxic Oysters in it.