Half Way Through 2020, Gulf Shrimp Landings at All-Time Lows

July 28, 2020 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 the month of June.

2019 Saw Recovery in the South Atlantic Shrimp Industry, Decline in the Gulf

Data for commercial landings in the Gulf of Mexico and the South Atlantic for calendar year 2019 have now been made available by the Gulf State Fisheries Information Network of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission and the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program.

Update on the SBA Paycheck Protection Program for the Shrimp Industry

April 23, 2020 Southern Shrimp Alliance

The Southern Shrimp Alliance has been working on the national, local and individual levels to ensure the many small businesses that comprise the US the shrimp industry have access to, and are fully informed on how to access federal coronavirus response programs – in particular, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Southern Shrimp Alliance Commends Rep. Garret Graves and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for their Commitment to Support the U.S. Shrimp Industry

The Southern Shrimp Alliance sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture thanking Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue for the commitment made to Rep. Garret Graves (La.-6th Dist.) that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would purchase U.S. wild-caught warmwater shrimp.

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).