Senator Cassidy Asks Trump Administration to Address Contaminated Indian Shrimp Exports Diverted to the United States

At a hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) emphasized the harm caused by a flood of Indian shrimp imports to Louisiana shrimpers in his questions to the United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer. Senator Cassidy explained that the imposition of strict phytosanitary controls on Indian shrimp imports by the European Union had diverted […]

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Louisiana Town Hall Meeting in 2018

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 15 in Chauvin Louisiana. See Schedule below. Executive Director John Williams and Trade Attorney Nathan Rickard will present for SSA. A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation. SCHEDULE: Food and Beverages will be available at 5:30pm Meeting will begin at 6:00 pm – American Legion, […]

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Facilitating Communication

EXPLORE FURTHER: Congress Industry In 2009, the SSA continued its efforts to attend commercial fishing meetings and to update industry participants about the latest activities by the organization and with regard to numerous issues that affect U.S. shrimpers and their businesses. The SSA presented information at the annual shrimp association meetings in Texas, Georgia and South Carolina, two different association […]

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