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In February, Improvement in Shrimp Landings and Prices

NOAA has released shrimp statistics from the Gulf of Mexico for February. In total, 3.2 million pounds of shrimp were landed in the Gulf last month, the third largest harvest recorded for the month going back to 2001.  Landings for the region were still 16.0% above the sixteen-year historic average for the month of February.  [...]In February, Improvement in Shrimp Landings and Prices read more ...

 

LDWF to Open Shrimp Season In a Portion Of Louisiana Offshore Waters March 17

News Release   For Immediate Release   March 13, 2017   Contact: Rene LeBreton Public Information   LDWF (504) 286-8745 rlebreton@wlf.la.gov   The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the shrimp season will reopen in a portion of state outside waters seaward of Terrebonne Parish at 6 a.m. on Friday, March 17.   The [...]LDWF to Open Shrimp Season In a Portion Of Louisiana Offshore Waters March 17 read more ...

 

Chinese Shrimp Continue to Show Antibiotic Contamination

Over the weekend, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) released information regarding entry line refusals for February.  In total, 10 of the 122 (8.2%) of the entry line refusals reported for last month were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics.   The ten shrimp entry lines refused by the FDA for banned [...]Chinese Shrimp Continue to Show Antibiotic Contamination read more ...

 

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