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Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee Membership

Good Day All, Would you like to have an opportunity to have an influence on the safety regulations being proposed for the commercial fishing fleet? “The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee. The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard [...]Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee Membership read more ...

 

FDA Reports Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Rejections in August

After reporting no entry line refusals for shrimp contaminated with banned antibiotics in June and July, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued notice yesterday that refusals resumed in August.  The FDA released information regarding import refusals through August 25, 2017 indicating that 3 of the 172 (1.7%) total seafood entry line refusals were [...]FDA Reports Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Rejections in August read more ...

 

First Case of EMS Confirmed in the United States

In April 2013, the Southern Shrimp Alliance sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), expressing three concerns:  (1) Are there any known human health implications for the consumption of shrimp contaminated with the microbe that causes early mortality syndrome [...]First Case of EMS Confirmed in the United States read more ...

 

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