Shellfish signaling: On Sept. 1, the Louisiana Department of Health will begin to enforce a new law that requires restaurants and distributors offering cooked or prepared crawfish and shrimp to notify their customers if the seafood came from outside the United States, the department announced today. The notice must be printed on menus near the item listed or posted on visible signs at the establishment. Read a recent Business Report story about the new law here.
Fee waivers: The Companion Animal Alliance is over shelter capacity. The animal shelter today announced that it is waiving all adoption fees through Saturday. Animals can be adopted daily between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Gourrier Avenue near River Road.
TV family: Gov. John Bel Edwards and “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson sat down to breakfast at Robertson’s restaurant in West Monroe today to talk politics, The News Star reports. From there Edwards spoke at a dual enrollment task force meeting and is set to address the Monroe Chamber of Commerce at noon and will meet with Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice about the progress of recovering from a tornado that devastated parts of the campus this afternoon. Read the full story.