NOAA Law Enforcement Taking Strong Action Against Shrimp Mislabeling

Mislabeling of imports as domestic, wild-caught shrimp poses a substantial threat to the livelihood of those in the domestic shrimp industry.  Mislabeling defrauds consumers from receiving a premium product, while at the same time depresses prices paid to shrimpers for their catch by artificially and falsely increasing the supply of U.S. wild-caught shrimp. The Southern Shrimp Alliance welcomes and applauds […]

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GAO Study Links Duty Circumvention with Evasion of Food Safety Laws

Tarpon Springs, FL – A report released this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) includes a formal acknowledgement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other enforcement agencies that companies willing to illegally mislabel shrimp products to avoid paying antidumping duties are also evading U.S. food safety efforts. The Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA), which repeatedly has voiced […]

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SSA Responses to Opposition Statements

Contention – “Imported shrimp is essential to the financial well-being of thousands of American businesses and individuals employed by those businesses.” Coverage Limited – The antidumping investigations do not cover all imported shrimp; the investigations affect only dumped imports from six of the largest sources of imported shrimp. Imports Not Prevented – The investigations, if successful, will not prevent the […]

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Joint Statement Made by the Southern Shrimp Alliance and CANAINPESCA

U.S. and Mexican Shrimp Industries Agree to Oppose Unfair Trade of Shrimp Washington, DC—The leaders of the Southern Shrimp Alliance (“SSA”) and National Chamber of Fishing and Aquaculture Industries (“CANAINPESCA”) of Mexico met on December 15th and 16th to discuss mutual concerns about the increasing volumes of unfairly traded shrimp imports and issued today the following joint statement: “The flood […]

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