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FDA Is Cracking Down on Contaminated Shrimp Imports (Update)

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released data for February 2015 indicating that of the 114 entry lines of seafood refused last month, 24 were of imported shrimp for reasons related to veterinary drug residues.  Nineteen of the entry lines refused for banned antibiotics were of shrimp shipped from Malaysia, four for shrimp [...]FDA Is Cracking Down on Contaminated Shrimp Imports (Update) read more ...

 

Know Your Supplier (Update): FDA Adds Five More Malaysian Companies to Import Alerts for Antibiotic Contamination of Shrimp

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) revised Import Alert 16-129 – regarding seafood products found to contain nitrofurans – to include three more listings for Malaysian companies shipping shrimp to the U.S. market. In total, since the Southern Shrimp Alliance’s January 30th letter to the FDA regarding shrimp shipped from Malaysia, the agency [...]Know Your Supplier (Update): FDA Adds Five More Malaysian Companies to Import Alerts for Antibiotic Contamination of Shrimp read more ...

 

January Landings of Shrimp in Gulf of Mexico Second Lowest in Last Decade

NOAA has now published landing volume data for shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico for the first month of 2015.   The Southern Shrimp Alliance’s analysis of NOAA data indicates that shrimp landings for the month of January were the second lowest for any January since 2002.   For the entire Gulf of Mexico, [...]January Landings of Shrimp in Gulf of Mexico Second Lowest in Last Decade read more ...

 

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