The Louisiana Legislature has advanced a bill that would reward restaurants using local fruits, vegetables and other food produced in the state. Under the “Louisiana Buy Local Purchase Incentive Program,” eligible restaurants would receive a 4 percent reimbursement of cost of using locally produced products. The state began working on the program after last summer’s British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon oil spill crippled the state’s seafood industry. Stan Harris, ...
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