Federal Waters off Texas Close to Shrimping

May 16, 2022 NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from 9 to 200 nautical miles off Texas will close to shrimp trawling 30 minutes after official sunset, local time, on May 15, 2022, corresponding to the time Texas closes its state waters to shrimp trawling.

FDA Adds Nekkanti Sea Foods to Import Alert on Nitrofurans; Refuses Shrimp Contaminated with Banned Antibiotics from Five Different Countries in April

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 107 total seafood entry line refusals in April, of which eight (7.5%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics.  

ASC Broadens Reach of Program With Two New Updates

ASC has published a revised ASC Shrimp Standard, as well as new requirements specifically for Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) farms.

Nueva Pescanova Built the World’s First Intelligent Aquafarm to Better Feed the Fish and the World

April 18, 2022 Microsoft

Working with Microsoft, Omar Portugal and his team adopted new software, added more data-gathering sensors, and floated several automated feeding stations atop the shrimp pond at the Marfrisco Aquafarm. The facility is one of numerous farms operated around the world by Nueva Pescanova, a Spain-based company specializing in the fishing, farming, processing and sale of seafood products.

Jumbo Shrimp Goes Southern Style With New Tangy Offering from SeaPak

March 30, 2022 SeaPak

Seafood lovers nationwide can now enjoy a taste of the South thanks to SeaPak’s new Southern Style Jumbo Shrimp.