Prices for Landed Shrimp Remained at Historic Lows in February

Last Thursday, the Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic for February 2023.

NOAA Preliminary Data Show Record Volumes of Shrimp Landed in Alabama, Large Harvests in Louisiana in 2022

December 5, 2022 Southern Shrimp Alliance

As with the agency’s reporting since July of last year, the numbers released by NOAA for landings in the Gulf in August include substantial revisions to the agency’s initial preliminary reporting of shrimp landings in previous years. 

New FDA Traceability Requirements to Take Effect in January 2026, Will Cover Shrimp

November 17, 2022 Southern Shrimp Alliance

On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a pre-publication version of a Federal Register notice setting forth the final traceability requirements to be imposed on products covered by the agency’s Food Traceability List. The final rule is scheduled to be formally published in the Federal Register on Monday, November 21st and the FDA has announced that the compliance date for the traceability requirements will be January 20, 2026. 

International Trade Commission Issues Adequacy Determination, Votes to Conduct Full Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders on Chinese, Indian, Thai, and Vietnamese Shrimp

August 9, 2022 Southern Shrimp Alliance

On Friday, the five Commissioners currently sitting on the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) voted unanimously that the submissions by the U.S. domestic shrimp industry in response to the notice of institution of the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam were “adequate,” meaning that they had met the statutory and regulatory requirements to justify a full review of the trade relief. 

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.