Indian Shrimp Refusals for Antibiotics This Year Match Record Year for China Shrimp Refusals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recently released information regarding entry line refusals for the month of November.  The cumulative data released by the FDA for 2016 indicates that refusals of entry lines of Indian shrimp for antibiotics is equal to the highest number of entry lines of Chinese shrimp for antibiotics ever reported in a year. Farmed shrimp […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Statement on Antibiotics in Imported Shrimp

The Southern Shrimp Alliance opposes the use of banned antibiotics in shrimp aquaculture.  Beyond undermining consumer confidence in the wholesomeness of shrimp in the U.S. market, the use of banned antibiotics unethically reduces production costs for farmed shrimp by shifting risks from the producer to the consumer. The Southern Shrimp Alliance has made the continued presence of banned antibiotics in […]

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FDA Reports Refusing Sixteen Entry Lines of Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp from a Single Indian Exporter in July

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now released information regarding imports refused entry into the United States for the month of July.  In total, the agency reported refusing 197 seafood entry lines last month.  Of these, 18 (9.1%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics.  For the year, the FDA reports refusing 79 […]

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FDA Refuses Shrimp for Antibiotics from Four Different Countries in June

kayOn Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released details regarding imports refused entry into the United States for the month of June. In total, the agency reported refusing 124 seafood entry lines last month. Of these, 7 (5.6%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Through the first half of 2016, refusals for […]

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FDA’s Refusals of Indian Shrimp for Banned Antibiotics at Record Levels

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released details regarding imports refused entry into the United States for the month of April. In total, the agency reported refusing 171 seafood entry lines last month. Of these, 20 (11.7%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Through the first third of this year, the FDA […]

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FDA Continues to Report Banned Antibiotics in Indian Shrimp

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released information for entry line refusals for the month of March.  The agency reported refusing a total of 208 seafood entry lines last month.  Of these, 17 (8.2%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics. The number of shrimp entry lines refused for banned antibiotics last month […]

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Banned Antibiotics in Indian Shrimp

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released information for entry line refusals for the month of February.  The agency reported refusing a total of 131 seafood entry lines last month.  Of these, 6 (4.6%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics. For the year, the FDA has only reported refusing eight entry lines […]

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