Obama: Gulf Beaches & Seafood Safe By admin | August 15, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on DC Subscribe to DC Click to Play Photo: President Barack Obama and daughter Sasha swim at Alligator Point in Panama City Beach, Fla. The President traveled to Panama City Beach with First Lady Michelle Obama and Sasha to meet with local business owners and officials and to encourage Americans to travel to the Gulf Coast beaches. August 14, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Video: President Obama speaks from Panama City, Florida on the efforts that succeeded in containing the BP oil spill and reminds Americans that beaches along the Gulf Coast are open and that Gulf seafood is being tested and confirmed to be safe to eat. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.