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Stemming the tide

Stemming the tide

Restaurants battle high prices to bring customers back to shrimp

Shrimp has had a tough year. With farmed varieties hit by bad weather and disease, and wild domestic shrimp recovering from last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill, prices of the crustacean have been rising all year. Meanwhile, consumers have been tightening their purse strings, foregoing even small luxuries such as seafood.

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