FDA Adds Nekkanti Sea Foods to Import Alert on Nitrofurans; Refuses Shrimp Contaminated with Banned Antibiotics from Five Different Countries in April

This morning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 107 total seafood entry line refusals in April, of which eight (7.5%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Over the first four months of this year, the FDA has refused a total of 31 entry lines of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics, […]

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FDA Refuses Indian Shrimp Containing Nitrofurans in March

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 57 total seafood entry line refusals in March, of which three (5.3%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Over the first quarter of 2022, the FDA has refused a total of 23 entry lines of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. The three shrimp […]

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Sunset Review of Shrimp Antidumping Duty Orders Will Be Initiated in May

In a Federal Register notice published today, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced that Five-Year Sunset Reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam are scheduled to be initiated next month, in May 2022. Commerce explains that once the Sunset Reviews are initiated, if the agency receives a Notice of […]

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In February, the FDA Began Rejecting Imported Shrimp for Gentian Violet and Chloramphenicol

Earlier today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 49 total seafood entry line refusals in February, of which 16 (32.7%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Over the first two months, the FDA has refused a total of 20 entry lines of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics, down from 27 […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Releases Updated Databases of Refused Shipments of Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Imports in EU, Japan, and U.S. through 2021

As part of its “Know Your Supplier” initiative, the Southern Shrimp Alliance annually updates databases providing detailed information regarding shrimp imports rejected from the European Union, Japan, and the United States due to the presence of banned antibiotics. The databases, made available in Excel format, now include information for calendar year 2021 for the actions taken by enforcement agencies in three […]

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COMMERCE ANNOUNCES FINAL RESULTS OF 2019-2020 ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW OF INDIAN SHRIMP ANTIDUMPING DUTY ORDER, CONFIRMS CONTINUING, SIGNIFICANT UNFAIR TRADE

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) issued the Final Results of the fifteenth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on frozen warmwater shrimp from India, covering shrimp imported into the United States between February 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020. In the Final Results, Commerce announced that the agency calculated, following its investigation of the U.S. sales made […]

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Court of International Trade Upholds 27.66% Dumping Duty on Indian Exporter in 13th Administrative Review of Indian Shrimp Antidumping Duty Order

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of International Trade issued an opinion affirming the U.S. Department of Commerce’s remand redetermination in the thirteenth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from India finding that Calcutta Seafoods Private Limited, Bay Seafood Limited, and Elque & Company (collectively, “the Elque Group”) had been dumping frozen warmwater shrimp into the […]

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FDA Prevents Salmonella-Tainted and Filthy Indian Shrimp from Reaching U.S. Consumers in June

On Sunday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published data reporting that there were 72 total seafood entry line refusals in June, of which 2 (2.7%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Of the remaining 70 seafood entry lines refused in March, 12 were of shrimp from India found to be contaminated with salmonella or be filthy […]

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PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF ADMINISTRATIVE SHOW SIGNIFICANT DUMPING BY INDIAN SHRIMP EXPORTERS

Notice was published in the Federal Register today of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) Preliminary Results of the fifteenth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on frozen warmwater shrimp from India, covering shrimp imported into the United States between February 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020. In the Preliminary Results, Commerce announced that the agency, following its investigation […]

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U.S. Trade Representative Announces New Tariffs to Be Imposed on Small Amount of Indian Shrimp Imports in November

Yesterday, notice was published in the Federal Register of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) decision to impose an additional twenty-five (25) percent tariff on imports from India valued at roughly $119 million, effective November 29, 2021 pursuant to its authority under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. Certain shrimp products imported from India were included in the USTR’s […]

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