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  1. Lawsuits
    Costco Sued for Selling Slave-Labor ShrimpA California resident’s class-action lawsuit alleges the grocery chain misled consumers.
  2. The Prawn Identity
    There’s a Good Chance the Shrimp You’re Buying Is MislabeledPut down the scampi, everyone.
  3. Awful Things
    Guardian Says Shrimp Sold at Walmart and Costco Comes From Slave LaborA ‘Guardian’ investigation ties shrimp at several major retailers to fishmeal produced on Thai slave ships.
  4. Mediavore
    Shrimp Season Might Be Shortened; Hong Kong McDonald’s Launches McWeddingsPlus, fiber-eaters live longer and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  5. Mediavore
    Shrimp Season Officially Here; Bartenders Face Physical ChallengesPlus, foie-gras fast food in France, and much more all in our morning news round-up.
  6. Mediavore
    Aquapocalypse is Over; Shrimp Season Was GreatPlus: Robuchon disses molecular gastronomy, all in our morning news roundup.
  7. PSAs
    PETA Blames Carnivores for Oil Mess“MEAT ON YOUR GRILL = OIL SPILL.”
  8. Mediavore
    Shrimp Catch Soars; New USDA Tests Could Doom Small FarmsPlus: wine grapes as global warming barometer, and The Obama revolutionizes Shanghai nightlife, all in our morning news roundup.
  9. In the Magazine
    Platt Pigs Out at the Breslin; Hot Cocktails for Every TasteAlso in the magazine: Shrimp rolls are in season, and Mile End deli opens.
  10. Mediavore
    Jay-Z Loses Restaurant Lawsuit; Jersey Shore’s Snooki Gobbles DonutsA rap star doesn’t get his way and an MTV star gets stuffed.
  11. Catch of the Day
    Community-Supported Fishery Comes to Marlow & Sons DaughtersMaine sweet shrimp are on their way to Brooklyn.
  12. Mediavore
    Shrimp Season Looks Good; Strong Beer from Sam AdamsPlus: China okays GM rice, and scientists grow pork meat, all in our morning news roundup.
  13. Mediavore
    Shrimp Season Set; Calorie Counts Could Go NationwidePlus: Sonic founder dies, and Europe’s eel population slips, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. What to Eat Tonight
    Gulf Shrimp Make a Comeback You can’t keep good shrimp down. Hurricane Katrina nearly wiped out the tasty specimens inhabiting the gulf, but replenished stocks mean that in the past week white shrimps have begun to reappear in New York. Big and sweet, with a hint of iodine, the fall shrimp are the best of the year. (Their brown brethren, which were brought in over the summer, also have a certain charm.) Here’s a short list of restaurants that buy them fresh from Louisiana.