Know Your Supplier (Continued): Ethoxyquin, Nitrofurans, and Chloramphenicol

In September, the FDA refused 148 shipments of seafood imports.  Seven of these refusals (less than five percent) were of frozen shrimp imports.  Six shipments of shrimp, sent from exporters in Ecuador, India, Indonesia, and Vietnam, were refused for the presence of salmonella.  And one shipment of shrimp from Bangladesh was refused because of nitrofurans and veterinary drug residues. At […]

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SSA Notifies FDA of Substantial Increase in Imports from Indian Exporter Subject to Two Import Alerts

The Southern Shrimp Alliance today sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerting the agency to a significant recent increase in the volume of shrimp exported to the United States by an Indian exporter subject to two import alerts. GVR Exports and Sagar Grandhi – which are alternative names for the same company – are both currently […]

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