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FDA Crackdown on Contaminated Shrimp Continues – Historic Levels of Entry Line Refusals Surpasses All Previous Agency Experience

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released information regarding import entry line refusals for the month of March 2015. Over one in three of the 155 seafood import entry lines refused last month were for entry lines of shrimp for reasons related to veterinary drug residues. In total, the FDA reported that 58 entry [...]FDA Crackdown on Contaminated Shrimp Continues – Historic Levels of Entry Line Refusals Surpasses All Previous Agency Experience read more ...

 

Large Increases in Texas and Alabama Lead to Biggest February Production in Six Years

NOAA has now published landing volume data for shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico for February 2015.   The Southern Shrimp Alliance’s analysis of NOAA data indicates that shrimp landings for the month of February were the highest for the month since 2009 and the fifth highest volume for the month over the last [...]Large Increases in Texas and Alabama Lead to Biggest February Production in Six Years read more ...

 

Delcambre Dock Day 2015 is on Tuesday, March 24th at the Delcambre Shrimp Festival Building

Reminder:  Delcambre Dock Day 2015 is on Tuesday, March 24th at the Delcambre Shrimp Festival Building.            Shrimp Industry Meeting starts at 9 am – 1:30 pm          Crab Industry Meeting starts at 6 pm – 8 pm Information for each of the meeting is attached.  Please pass this information along to anyone who [...]Delcambre Dock Day 2015 is on Tuesday, March 24th at the Delcambre Shrimp Festival Building read more ...

 

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