FDA, NOAA Still Not Testing for Heavy Metals or Dispersants in Gulf Seafood

Federal officials and the Obama administration have maintained for well over two months now that all is safe in the gulf: no serious food contamination, no significant risk to air and water quality, no long-term health risks. And all this seems well and good so long as you only ask the government’s scientists. Asking elsewhere, one gets an entirely different story, and from such notable … Continue reading FDA, NOAA Still Not Testing for Heavy Metals or Dispersants in Gulf Seafood

The Gulf? Don’t Nobody Know Nothing Never – Me Neither, Except for…

I remember one night many years ago, walking down Decatur Street in the Quarter as the darkness was coming on, challenging the streetlamps to do their best. It was a beautiful February evening, colder but not freezing and as I glanced in the river’s direction I smiled at the sight of a rolling fog bank, moving slow, silent and concealing. Stopping at the corner of the square, I … Continue reading The Gulf? Don’t Nobody Know Nothing Never – Me Neither, Except for…

BP executive “Absolutely would not eat” Gulf seafood.

BP’s Chief Operating Officer said today, when asked about charges seafood from the Gulf of Mexico isn’t safe, “I absolutely would not eat food from the Gulf. I understand the EPA says it is safe, but sincerely, this is America, who the hell trusts the EPA in America anymore, especially after 9-11…what? My family? If I’m not going to eat this toxic garbage I certainly … Continue reading BP executive “Absolutely would not eat” Gulf seafood.