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FDA Continues to Refuse High Volumes of Imported Shrimp Entry Lines Due to Banned Antibiotics

This morning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported import entry line refusals in April 2015.  The information released by FDA detailed refusals of 169 seafood entry lines last month, of which 51 (or 30%) were for shrimp contaminated with banned antibiotics.  These data continue to show an unprecedented initiative by the agency to [...]FDA Continues to Refuse High Volumes of Imported Shrimp Entry Lines Due to Banned Antibiotics read more ...

 

Louisiana Posts Weakest March Shrimp Landings in Last Fifteen Years

Data published by NOAA regarding shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico for March 2015 has now been made available.   The Southern Shrimp Alliance’s analysis of NOAA data indicates that shrimp landings last month (1.7 million pounds) were lower than the volume of shrimp caught in March 2014 (2.0 million pounds) and were a [...]Louisiana Posts Weakest March Shrimp Landings in Last Fifteen Years read more ...

 

Southern Shrimp Alliance Strongly Endorses H.R. 1907, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

On Tuesday, the Chairman of the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade, Pat Tiberi (R-OH), introduced H.R. 1907, the “Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act.”  The proposed legislation includes several measures that would substantially strengthen the federal government’s ability to prevent and deter fraudulent trade, while increasing consumer confidence in the market. The Trade [...]Southern Shrimp Alliance Strongly Endorses H.R. 1907, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 read more ...

 

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