REMINDER – Questionnaire Responses Due to the U.S. International Trade Commission by February 6th

Responses to the fishermen/farmers and processors questionnaires issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) in the third sunset review of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam are due to the Commission no later than February 6, 2023. The responses to these questionnaires will be analyzed by the Commission to determine whether […]

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To Begin the New Year, FDA Adds Ecuadorian and Indian Shrimp Exporters to Import Alert on Nitrofurans

Over the first two weeks of the New Year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added an Indian shrimp exporter, Suryamitra Exim PVT Ltd., and an Ecuadorian shrimp exporter, Propemar S.A., to Import Alert 16-129, Detention Without Physical Examination of Seafood Products Due to Nitrofurans. Through their addition to the Import Alert, the FDA authorizes port officials to detain […]

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Third Sunset Review Questionnaire Responses Due to the U.S. International Trade Commission by February 6th

On Friday, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) issued questionnaires to the U.S. shrimp fishermen, farmers, and processors, as well as to U.S. shrimp importers, to U.S. shrimp purchasers, and foreign shrimp processors and exporters, in the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam was published in the Federal […]

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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 2022

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 2022 for the actions taken by enforcement agencies in three […]

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FDA Finds More Antibiotics in Indian Shrimp in November and December

Earlier today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 72 total seafood entry line refusals in December, of which two (2.8%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. In addition, the FDA published additional, previously unreported seafood entry line refusals for November, including three entry lines of shrimp refused for veterinary drug residues. For all […]

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U.S. International Trade Commission Issues Schedule for Third Sunset Review of Shrimp Antidumping Duty Orders

Today, the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) schedule for the agency’s conduct of the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam was published in the Federal Register. The ITC will hold a public hearing for the sunset review at 9:30 am on April 11, 2023. Requests to appear and participate […]

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FDA Refuses More Antibiotic-Contaminated Indian Shrimp in August

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 43 total seafood entry line refusals in August, of which five (11.6%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Through August of this year, the FDA has refused a total of 53 entry lines of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics and remains on track […]

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Commerce Department Issues Affirmative Final Results of Expedited Sunset Reviews

Today, notice of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final affirmative determinations in the agency’s expedited sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam was published in the Federal Register. In the notice, Commerce explained that both the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee (AHSTAC) and the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) […]

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International Trade Commission Issues Adequacy Determination, Votes to Conduct Full Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders on Chinese, Indian, Thai, and Vietnamese Shrimp

On Friday, the five Commissioners currently sitting on the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) voted unanimously that the submissions by the U.S. domestic shrimp industry in response to the notice of institution of the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam were “adequate,” meaning that they had met […]

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FDA Adds Another Indian Shrimp Exporter to Banned Antibiotic Import Alert

This morning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 72 total seafood entry line refusals in July, of which three (4.2%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics.  In addition to these three entry lines, another entry line of shrimp was refused for the presence of pesticides, while ten more entry lines of shrimp […]

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