FDA Ramps Up Refusals of Shrimp with Salmonella in September, Refusals for Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Already Exceeds Annual Totals of Last Two Years

October 7, 2019 Southern Shrimp Alliance

With three months left to go in 2019, the FDA has now refused a total of 58 entry lines of shrimp for reasons related to veterinary drug residues, exceeding the total annual amount of such refusals in 2018 (53) and 2017 (55).

In August, a Drop in Texas Shrimp Landings Means Another Low Harvest

September 25, 2019 Southern Shrimp Alliance

The Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for August 2019.

Recently Published Study Finds Indonesian Shrimp Contaminated with Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella

June 12, 2019 Southern Shrimp Alliance

As part of the First International Conference of Fisheries and Marine Science held by Universitas Airlangga, the second oldest university in Indonesia, researchers at the University published the results of a study evaluating the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant salmonella in seafood and seafood products in Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia.

In April, Louisiana Shrimp Landings Reported to Be Lowest in Last 18 Years

This morning, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for April 2019.

Appellate Court Rejects Government Challenge to Ban on Importation of Some Mexican Seafood; Ability of SIMP to Stop Illegal Shrimp Imports at Issue in Court Case

On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) rejected the U.S. Government’s appeal of a preliminary injunction issued by the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) in July 2018 ordering the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) “to ban the importation of all fish and fish products from Mexican commercial fisheries that use gillnets within the vaquita’s range.”