FDA Seafood Entry Line Refusals Fall in September

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released to the public information regarding entry line refusals for the month of September. The agency reported refusing a total of 95 seafood entry lines last month. Of these, only 2 (2.1%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics. This was the lowest total amount of entry […]

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Since February, FDA Has Added Thirteen More Shrimp Exporters, Including BAP-Certified Companies, to Antibiotic Import Alerts

Since the beginning of February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has added thirteen (13) additional shrimp companies to either Import Alerts 16-124 (“Detention Without Physical Examination of Aquaculture Seafood Products Due to Unapproved Drugs”) or 16-129 (“Detention Without Physical Examination of Seafood Products Due to Nitrofurans”).  The numerous additions to these two Import Alerts follows the heightened number […]

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