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Through First Four Months, Shrimp Landings Higher Than 2014 But Lower Than Historic Average

NOAA released data today regarding shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico through April of 2015.  Over the first third of this year, landing volumes were higher (9.7 million pounds) than the first four months of 2014 (9.3 million pounds).  However, the Southern Shrimp Alliance’s analysis of NOAA data indicates that the volume of shrimp [...]Through First Four Months, Shrimp Landings Higher Than 2014 But Lower Than Historic Average read more ...

 

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 ...

 

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