Emeril Talk’s Gulf Oil Spill
Official Statement from Emeril’s Homebase on Safe Condition of Gulf Coast Seafood
Posted by: Jeff Hinson
NEW ORLEANS (May 4, 2010) – Chef/Restaurateur Emeril Lagasse’s three restaurants in New Orleans – Emeril’s, NOLA and Emeril’s Delmonico – remain open and unaffected by a recent oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and continue to serve safe seafood from unaffected areas of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Louisiana Departments of Health and Hospitals, and Wildlife and Fisheries have issued a precautionary restriction on select state offshore fishing areas and federal waters for the portion of the Gulf of Mexico impacted by the spill. Seafood will not be harvested from those areas.