THIBODAUX, La. — Rouses Supermarkets joined the protest when the Food and Drug Administration proposed to ban the sale of raw oysters from the Gulf of Mexico during the summer months unless they were treated with anti-bacterial technology. Oystermen said the proposed anti-bacterial technology used on raw oysters would triple the cost of oysters and ruin their taste. Retailers and foodservice operators would lose seafood sales as a consequence, they said. “Rouses is one of the largest users ...

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