FDA Begins 2023 By Finding Nitrofurans in Indian and Ecuadorian Shrimp

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published detailed data regarding 41 seafood entry line refusals through at least the first two weeks of January, of which nine (22.0%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. These nine entry line refusals originated from two shrimp exporters – one from India and one from Ecuador – that were […]

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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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