Former BP worker: “I feel like I’m in the twilight zone” — Clams “used to be white… Now they are all black”

“And nobody seems to pay any attention to this. I’ve lived here all my life and I know it’s not right.” … Read more >>

Shrimper witnesses visible oil in shrimp and crabs (VIDEO)

“They ain’t gonna make it… ain’t gonna have nothing… Ask BP if they want to sit down and eat some of that oysters and shrimp.” … Read more >>

Crab containing 8,815 ppm of hydrocarbons had NO smell or sight of oil — “We were astonished there were levels like that”

Well is capped but trouble is floating below the surface, The NonProfit Times, November … Read more >>

193 ppm of oil found inside shrimp purchased on Oct. 22 (Lab Results)

Gulf Shrimp Lab Testing — Digestive Tracts, NOLA Emergency Response, October 30, 2010:

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Feds’ press release says NOAA, FDA now testing for dispersant: Corexit ingredient DOSS found in 13 samples — Up to 500 ppm allowed in shrimp, crabs, oysters

NOAA and FDA Announce Chemical Test for Dispersant in Gulf Seafood, Press Release, October … Read more >>

CONFIRMED: “The oysters didn’t grow… they didn’t spawn” — “They DON’T HAVE ANY small oysters for next year or the year after” (VIDEO)

Oyster Fest is a success, but fishermen fear uncertain future, Fox8 New Orleans, October … Read more >>

No oysters? It’s NOT the oil says MS State Official, while fishermen ALL say not to open waters (VIDEO)

Fishermen tell CMR: Don’t open oyster season, WLOX, September 21, 2010:


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Researcher reports fisherman finding “crabs filled with oil” just over a week ago at Gulfport pier

University Group Raises Concerns About BP Oil Spill Contaminants in Livestock Feed, Chris Rodda … Read more >>

Mississippi fishermen report hauls of oil-covered shrimp during ‘seafood safety’ meeting — Official says talking about it “is hindering the recovery process”

Fishermen grill Marine Resources chief, Sun Herald, September 8, 2010:


Others said …

RAW EMOTIONS: Seafood dealer says load of crab “contaminated with oil” — State Biologist PREVENTED BY BOSS FROM SHOWING UP to do testing (VIDEO)

Tears and a feeling of helplessness from the nasty, mysterious harvest

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Scientist: NOAA used data from just 12 SAMPLES of shrimp to say it was safe to reopen 5,130 sq. miles of the Gulf for shrimping and fishing

More seafood testing needed, scientist says, Times Picayune, September 6, 2010:

In reopening about …

ALL NINE Florida shrimp samples show @ 28 to 31 ppm PAHs, about 30 TIMES more than samples from other from Gulf — FDA officials “NOT concerned”

The Press-Register reports, the Food and Drug Administration “is allowing much higher PAH levels … Read more >>

Mississippi officials find 80 to 90 PERCENT of OYSTERS DEAD — claim NO EVIDENCE OIL CONTRIBUTED

Officials from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) voluntarily “took oyster fishermen out … Read more >>

Chem Lab President: “Such a high concentration” of Corexit dispersant in “inshore water” suggests application occured nearby

Lab Results Raise New Concerns Over Gulf Seafood, AOL News, August 31, 2010:


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Chemist: Oysters contain 1.25% (12,500 ppm) hydrocarbons near MS River Delta

Testing Results Returning With High Levels: Wilma Subra, chemist and president of soil testing … Read more >>

NOAA, FDA, Bill Walker declare MS oysters SAFE TO EAT — Aug. 20: Top marine scientist says “IMMEDIATE CAUTION” because “they take in droplets and dissolved oil”

Just one week before this announcement, NOAA Chief admitted oysters metabolize hydrocarbons the “slowest”

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Researchers reveal 80 PERCENT of crab larvae samples from Florida to Louisiana have “oily orange droplets” — NOAA says “HAVE NOT FOUND” IT

The Christian Science Monitor followed up on “marine biologist Erin Grey, a post-doctoral … Read more >>

Shrimpers on Opening Day: “We caught 12 shrimp”, “Nothing at all” — “Generations of shrimping … DONE”

When reporter Dahr Jamail left the docks of Fouchon, Louisiana on August 16, the … Read more >>

“Stingrays and flounder trying to escape the water” — “Crabs crawling out of the water in the MIDDLE of the DAY”

Mississippi Shrimpers Refuse to Trawl, Fearing Oil, Dispersants, Inter Press Service, August 20, 2010:

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VP of Louisiana Shrimp Assoc. reports 1/4 of his usual catch, blames oil and dispersants — “May never recover”

Ocean experts slam feds at spill hearing, The Hill Energy & Environment Blog, August … Read more >>

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION: BIO-ACCUMULATION of chemicals that MUTATE GENETIC MATERIAL will continue for years in Gulf oysters, shrimp and crab

Health Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill, Journal of the American Medical Association, August … Read more >>