FDA Refusals of Shrimp for Antibiotics Increase in October; Agency Has Now Refused More Indian Shrimp Entry Lines for Antibiotics in 2015 Than in Prior Three Years Combined

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published information regarding entry line refusals for the month of October.  The agency reported refusing a total of 112 seafood entry lines last month.  Of these, 17 (15.2%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Through the first nine months of 2015, the FDA has now refused […]

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Half Way through 2015, FDA’s Refusals of Shrimp for Banned Antibiotics Hits Record High

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported refusing 112 seafood entry lines in June 2015.  Of these, 29 (26%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics.   Through the first half of 2015, the FDA has now refused a total of 232 entry lines of shrimp products for reasons related to banned antibiotics.  There […]

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