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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2016 Was a Record Year for FDA Refusals of Shrimp Contaminated with Banned Antibiotics

News Alert:  2016 Was a Record Year for FDA Refusals of Shrimp Contaminated with Banned Antibiotics The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) today released information regarding entry line refusals for the last week of November and the month of December.  In total, 7 of the 270 (2.6%) entry line refusals in the months of November and December were of […]

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Limited FDA Refusals for Banned Antibiotics in Shrimp in September

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released information regarding imports refused entry into the United States for the month of September.  In total, the agency reported refusing 116 seafood entry lines last month.  Of these, only 2 (1.7%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics. This was the lowest number of refusals of […]

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FDA Reports Refusing Sixteen Entry Lines of Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp from a Single Indian Exporter in July

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now released information regarding imports refused entry into the United States for the month of July.  In total, the agency reported refusing 197 seafood entry lines last month.  Of these, 18 (9.1%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics.  For the year, the FDA reports refusing 79 […]

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