It’s National Oyster Day!

News

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – It’s time to celebrate all things oysters. It’s National Oyster Day!.

According to a recent survey, the Oyster Po’ Boy is the top sandwich in Louisiana.

Some fun facts: there are more than a hundred species of oysters. Globally nearly two billion pounds of oysters are eaten every year. No word on how many of those are eaten in Louisiana.

And only one out of 10-thousand oysters produce a pearl.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.