From Jaquetta White, The Times-Picayune: Half of the customers who dine in their restaurants hold unfavorable views of Louisiana seafood after last spring's Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the owners of 18 national restaurants said in a study released by Greater New Orleans Inc. The study found that the greatest negative effect the spill had on public perception of Louisiana and New Orleans involved views on seafood safety and overall demand for the region's seafood.
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