Imported Seafood Safety

The Southern Shrimp Alliance encourages visitors to make use of these resources concerning the safety of imported seafood products, including shrimp.

The links below allow you to review information published by food safety regulatory agencies in the United States, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, the European Union and Australia regarding seafood and other imports.

This information is important for:

  1. Businesses who are concerned about the imported seafood they stock and sell; and,
  2. Consumers who want to find objective information about current food safety issues with seafood imports.


Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Searchable Mandatory Inspection List


Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Imported Foods Inspection Services

List of Import Refusals (found at “(8) Recent Cases of Violation of the Food Sanitation Law that were Found on Occasion of Import Notification (Flash)”)