Chinese Shrimp Continue to Show Antibiotic Contamination

Over the weekend, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) released information regarding entry line refusals for February.  In total, 10 of the 122 (8.2%) of the entry line refusals reported for last month were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics.   The ten shrimp entry lines refused by the FDA for banned antibiotics in February were from […]

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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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