Federal Agency Officials Host Meeting in New Orleans with Domestic Shrimp Industry on Shrimp Trade Regulatory and Enforcement Issues

As reported in a tweet from the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center, officials from the Center, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), along with staff from Senator Bill Cassidy’s (R-LA) office, met with representatives of the U.S. shrimp […]

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SSA Announces New Commitments and Issues Challenges to U.S. Shrimp Industry

Tarpon Springs, FL—The Southern Shrimp Alliance, representing shrimp fishermen and processors from eight states, announced new commitments and issued challenges to U.S. shrimp processors and the Louisiana Shrimp Association as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance the U.S. shrimp industry. Future Settlement Monies The SSA Executive Committee adopted a resolution regarding the use of any future funds received as […]

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SSA Files a Defamation Lawsuit Against the Louisiana Shrimp Association

Tarpon Springs, FL—Despite SSA’s achievements on behalf of the shrimp industry at large, the organization has been the subject of a smear campaign launched by the Louisiana Shrimp Association (LSA). LSA and its officers have repeatedly and publicly alleged that SSA “stole”, “took”, or “skimmed” money from shrimp fishermen. According to SSA’s executive director, John Williams: “LSA’s allegations are patently […]

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Shrimp Industry Poised to Lose Millions of Dollars in Relief

Southern Shrimp Alliance Calls Efforts by Louisiana Shrimp Association Disastrous NEW ORLEANS (April 24, 2007) – The Board of Directors of the Southern Shrimp Alliance (“SSA”) has called for the immediate withdrawal by the Louisiana Shrimp Association (“LSA”) of its request to the U.S. Department of Commerce for administrative reviews on hundreds of foreign companies that compete with the U.S. […]

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