U.S. Shrimpers Assist in Oil Spill Clean-Up

Tarpon Springs, Fla.—U.S. shrimpers are contracting with BP to provide services during the comprehensive response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Shrimp vessels are being used to deploy booms in the Gulf of Mexico. “The Southern Shrimp Alliance encourages vessel owners to contact BP response coordinators for information on how you can use your vessel […]

SSA Files a Defamation Lawsuit Against the Louisiana Shrimp Association

Tarpon Springs, FL—Despite SSA’s achievements on behalf of the shrimp industry at large, the organization has been the subject of a smear campaign launched by the Louisiana Shrimp Association (LSA). LSA and its officers have repeatedly and publicly alleged that SSA “stole”, “took”, or “skimmed” money from shrimp fishermen. According to SSA’s executive director, John […]