U.S. Government Files Lawsuit to Recover Antidumping Duties on Mislabeled Seafood

On May 9, the U.S. government filed suit in the Court of International Trade to recover nearly $1 million in lost duties, penalties, and interest against Country Flavor Corp., a seafood importer located in El Monte, California and the issuer of Country Flavor’s surety bonds, International Fidelity Insurance Company  (United States v. Country Flavor Corp., Court No. 11-00138). The Government’s […]

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Creating New Markets for U.S. Shrimp

EXPLORE FURTHER: Marketing Programs Seafood Watch List USDA Procurement Program Since 2003, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has spent nearly $155 million procuring seafood products for government programs like the school lunch program.   The USDA’s programs are intended, in part, to assist domestic production of seafood.  However, the single largest beneficiary of the government’s purchases is an American subsidiary […]

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