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Jul 01, 2013, 09:00 ET

"Summer of Shrimp: Fire It Up!" Sweeps Launches Today on Facebook, Hosted by The Shrimp Council and Weber-Stephen Products LLC

 To celebrate its debut on the wildly popular social media platform Pinterest, The Shrimp Council is hosting the "Summer of Shrimp:  Fire...

Feb 13, 2013, 09:00 ET

Second Annual "Shrimp & Pasta Party!" Launches Today on Facebook, Hosted by The Shrimp Council and OLD BAY® Seasoning

 Following its wildly popular debut last year, The Shrimp Council's "Shrimp & Pasta Party" Facebook promotion kicks off again today, giving...

Sep 13, 2012, 10:11 ET

"Fall" Into the Season with Shrimp

 As temperatures cool and the holiday party season starts to heat up, who wouldn't want this most succulent of shellfish to help accentuate...

Feb 22, 2012, 10:23 ET

"Shrimp & Pasta Party!" Hosted on Facebook by The Shrimp Council and Dreamfields Healthy Pasta

 Just like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astair, shrimp and pasta make a delicious and perfectly paired duo!  Beginning Feb. 22, The Shrimp...

Dec 19, 2011, 10:44 ET

"Wrap Up" Your Holiday Planning with Shrimp

 With its versatile taste, easy preparation and high nutritional value, shrimp can glamorize a host of holiday goodies, like the perfect...

Aug 18, 2011, 10:34 ET

Take Your Child's Learning Outside the Classroom

While parents around the country are anxiously awaiting that back-to-school bell, chances are their children aren't as excited to hop out of the...

Apr 25, 2011, 10:25 ET

Shrimp Secret: New USDA Guidelines Say Eight Ounces of Seafood a Week Will Keep Heart and Health at Its Peak

Eat more seafood.  This creed was abundantly clear for the first time in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans released January 31, 2011....

Mar 09, 2011, 09:25 ET

'Shrimp Sunday' Joins 'Fish Friday' for a Delicious Dynamic Duo During Lent

Delicious and nutritious, shrimp reigns as one of the most popular seafood items throughout the year, particularly during the Lenten season, the...

Nov 30, 2010, 17:16 ET

Serve Up Specialness With SHRIMP This Holiday Season

Shrimp, the number one consumed seafood in America, lends a most elegant flair to holiday meals.  The traditional holiday favorites of turkey...

Sep 01, 2010, 09:00 ET

Don't Skimp on the Shrimp!

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As families around the country wind down summer and wind up their alarm clocks, menu planning heats up in time...

Jul 21, 2010, 10:14 ET

Shrimp Secrets: The Versatile, Tasty and Nutrient-Packed Protein Is Also a Snap To Prepare!

A recent study by the International Food Information Council Foundation revealed that more than 60 percent of Americans are more interested in...

Apr 30, 2010, 15:53 ET

The Skinny on Shrimp

It was a long winter and while comfort food may have helped fight cabin fever, that extra winter layer was less noticeable under a sweater than a...

Feb 09, 2010, 10:08 ET

Eat Shrimp! It's the Small Food That's a Big Crowd Pleaser for Lent

It's no fish tale – shrimp is the number one selling seafood in America.  So, this Lenten season, when millions of Americans abstain...

Mar 15, 2004, 00:00 ET

Discerning chefs and culinary savants favor Mexican Shrimp above any other species because of its delicious taste, firm texture and beautiful, natural color. The recently formed Mexican Shrimp Council is now working to educate a broader audience about the attributes of shrimp from Coastal Mexico. (PRNewsFoto)[AS]

Mexican Shrimp Council Launched at Boston Seafood Show

BOSTON, International Seafood Show, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtually everyone in the U.S. knows about Maine lobster, Wisconsin cheddar, French...

Jul 18, 1997, 01:00 ET

18,000 Endangered Sea Turtle Hatchlings to be Released into the Wild; Shrimp Industry Supportive of Program

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of the U.S. shrimp industry are en route to a remote Gulf of Mexico beach north of...