TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Some shellfish growers in Washington are receiving more interest from across the country because of the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

Taylor Shellfish Farms in Shelton told The News Tribune of Tacoma it has received phone calls from food distributors in the South and East.

Coast Seafoods of South Bend and National Fish and Oyster of Olympia also say they have received inquiries.

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Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com

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