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Low Shrimp Landings Reported for July

For the month, NOAA reported landings of 6.7 million pounds shrimp in the region, 44.9% below the prior fourteen-year historical average.  Over the last fifteen years, the only July when less shrimp was landed than last month was in 2010 (5.5 million pounds). The decline in landings is attributable to sharp drop-offs from previous years [...]Low Shrimp Landings Reported for July read more ...

 

Southern Shrimp Alliance Statement on Antibiotics in Imported Shrimp

The Southern Shrimp Alliance opposes the use of banned antibiotics in shrimp aquaculture.  Beyond undermining consumer confidence in the wholesomeness of shrimp in the U.S. market, the use of banned antibiotics unethically reduces production costs for farmed shrimp by shifting risks from the producer to the consumer. The Southern Shrimp Alliance has made the continued [...]Southern Shrimp Alliance Statement on Antibiotics in Imported Shrimp read more ...

 

FDA Reports Refusing Sixteen Entry Lines of Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp from a Single Indian Exporter in July

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now released information regarding imports refused entry into the United States for the month of July.  In total, the agency reported refusing 197 seafood entry lines last month.  Of these, 18 (9.1%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics.  For the year, [...]FDA Reports Refusing Sixteen Entry Lines of Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp from a Single Indian Exporter in July read more ...

 

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