Southern Shrimp Alliance Mourns the Passing of Captain Tommy Schultz

With great sorrow, the Southern Shrimp Alliance is saddened to report that we have learned that Thomas James Schultz, Jr., a lifelong shrimper and industry advocate from Biloxi, Mississippi, passed away yesterday, April 14, 2020, at 87 years of age. Along with the entirety of the shrimp industry, the Southern Shrimp Alliance mourns Captain Tommy Schultz’s untimely passing. Born on […]

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SOUTHERN SHRIMP ALLIANCE ASKS STATE DEPARTMENT TO RESCIND CHINA’S SECTION 609 CERTIFICATION

Over thirty years ago, Congress enacted Section 609 of Public Law 101-162, banning the importation of shrimp harvested through fishing methods that endanger sea turtles. In order to avoid the prohibition, the government of a country wishing to export shrimp to the United States must demonstrate that either it has a regulatory system in place similar to that of our country’s […]

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