U.S. Customs and Border Protection Issues Withhold Release Order Barring Imports from Fishing Vessel

In the context of the $6.5 billion worth of shrimp imported into the United States from all over the world in 2017, the $4.6 million in shrimp we imported from Myanmar (Burma) that year was just a small drop in a huge ocean. But $4.6 million worth of shrimp is still a lot of shrimp. And it was a substantial jump up […]

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Gutting Commentary Critical of NMFS on TEDs FW: Urner Barry’s FTD Trade Alert 07 June 2012

[Richard Gutting Commentary]   “Only please, Brer Fox, please don’t throw me into the briar patch”   This week shrimpers and NOAA officials are debating whether turtle excluder devices must be used in skimmer trawls, pusher-head trawls and wing nets – gear used by smaller vessels to catch shrimp in the shallow coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico and […]

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