Southern Shrimp Alliance Supports FTC’s Made in the USA Regulations, Asks Agency to Address Misleading Menu Labeling

In comments filed today with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), the Southern Shrimp Alliance expressed support for the agency’s proposed “Made in the U.S.A.” regulations. The proposed regulations further formalize the FTC’s existing rules regarding when direct or implied “Made in the U.S.A.” claims may be presented to consumers. The Southern Shrimp Alliance comments explained that the country-of-origin labeling rules administered […]

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Half Way Through 2020, Gulf Shrimp Landings at All-Time Lows

Last night, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for the month of June. Through the first half of this year, shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico are at the lowest levels reported over the last nineteen years.  NOAA indicates […]

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U.S. Shrimp Industry Demands Relief from Unfairly Traded Imports

WASHINGTON, D.C-. The U.S. shrimp industry is asking its government to take swift action against imports of dumped shrimp from Thailand, China, Vietnam, India, Ecuador, and Brazil that are injuring the domestic industry. Today the Shrimp Trade Action Committee, an ad hoc committee of vessel owners and shrimp processors, petitioned the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission to […]

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