FDA Bans Importers Guilty of Seafood Mislabeling

  FDA Bans Importers Guilty of Seafood Mislabeling   Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued debarments precluding Karen Blyth and David Phelps from importing food into the United States for the next 20 years.  Ms. Blyth had been sentenced to 33 months of imprisonment and Mr. Phelps received 24 months last year after being convicted for 13 felony offenses […]

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Convictions Handed Down in Seafood Mislabeling Case; Investigation Uncovered Massive Fraud in Shrimp Trade

On Monday, Chau-Shing (“Duke”) Lin and Christopher Scott Ragone were sentenced for their role in a seafood mislabeling scheme involving pangasius falsely imported and marketed as other fish species.  Mr. Lin received a sentence of three years probation, one hundred hours of community service, and a fine of $60,000.  Mr. Ragone received three years probation with an order for one […]

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