Southern Shrimp Alliance Releases Updated Databases Documenting Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Import Rejections in the European Union, Japan, and the United States

As part of its “Know Your Supplier” initiative, the Southern Shrimp Alliance today released updated databases providing detailed information regarding shrimp imports rejected from the European Union, Japan, and the United States because of the presence of banned antibiotics. The databases, made available in Excel format, now include information for calendar year 2019 for the actions taken by enforcement agencies […]

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*NEW LOCATION* Reduced Cost ($150) – MSI Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course

Good Day, Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 7-9, Meeting Hall, 5108 W. Gandy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33611 on Monday the 15th of July. Register online at MarineSafetyFL@gmail.com or call (813) 507-7512. The cost for the class is $150 for commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH. This course will fulfill the U.S. […]

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FDA Only Reports One Shrimp Refusal for Antibiotics in April

In April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that just 1 out of the 88 (1.1%) total seafood entry line refusals were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. The table below summarizes shrimp entry line refusals for reasons related to veterinary drug residues from 2002 through April 2019.   The sole shrimp entry line refused in […]

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