Seafood Innovator Dies

Monday, September 14, 2009 - 6:38am

HOUMA, La. (AP) - Funeral services have been set for a former
Terrebonne Parish police juror and seafood dealer who patented a way to pressure-treat oysters to kill bacteria.
Eighty-one-year-old Ernest Andrew Voisin died Thursday. A funeral Mass is set for Tuesday in Houma.
Voisin served on the Terrebonne Police Jury from 1980 to 1984. He was the owner and chairman of the board for Motivatit Seafoods. Voisin was named Seafood Business Person of the Year in 2001 by Seafood Business Magazine for his high-pressure oyster-processing
patent.