Seafood Distributor Sentenced for Mislabeling Shrimp

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Richard Stowell, of United Seafood Imports, had been sentenced to two years of probation and six months of home confinement for mislabeling imported shrimp products sold in the U.S. market. Mr. Stowell’s sentencing follows a related criminal conviction and sentencing in March of this year of Mark Platt, of Shifco Inc., […]

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Florida Seafood Company Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Mislabel Shrimp

A press release from the United States Attorney’s Office found at http://www.justice.gov/usao/fls/PressReleases/110427-01.html FLORIDA SEAFOOD COMPANY AND ITS PRESIDENT PLEAD GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO MISLABEL SHRIMP April 27, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Hal Robbins, Special Agent in Charge, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Law Enforcement (OLE), […]

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