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NOAA Gulf of Mexico Data for October Show Continued Recovery in Shrimp Landings Volume

Yesterday, NOAA issued landing volume data for shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico in the month of October.   The Southern Shrimp Alliance’s analysis of NOAA landings data reporting going back to 2002 indicates that the volume of shrimp harvested last month was well above historical averages and at near record levels.   For [...]NOAA Gulf of Mexico Data for October Show Continued Recovery in Shrimp Landings Volume read more ...

 

Know Your Supplier: FDA Refusing Record Amounts of Shrimp Contaminated with Banned Antibiotics

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) recently reported that in October 2014 the agency refused a total of 101 entry lines of seafood. Of these refusals, 35 of the refusals were of entry lines of shrimp due to antibiotic contamination. Based on an analysis of FDA refusal data by the Southern Shrimp Alliance, the [...]Know Your Supplier: FDA Refusing Record Amounts of Shrimp Contaminated with Banned Antibiotics read more ...

 

$466k in Byrd Funds Available for Distribution to Shrimp Industry in FY2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced yesterday that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will require a reduction of 7.2% in the amount of funds made available for distribution under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (CDSOA).  The 7.2% reduction results from the resolution of the federal budget impasse between Congress and [...]$466k in Byrd Funds Available for Distribution to Shrimp Industry in FY2014 read more ...

 

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