FDA’s refusals of Indian Shrimp for banned antibiotics at Record Levels


May 9, 2016 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Aquaculture News,News-NorthAmerica



The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released details regarding imports refused entry into the United States for the month of April. In total, the agency reported refusing 171 seafood entry lines last month. Of these, 20 (11.7%) were of shrimp entry lines refused for reasons related to banned antibiotics.

Through the first third of this year, the FDA has refused a total of 45 entry lines of shrimp for banned antibiotics.

The twenty entry line refusals in April involved four companies from three different countries and were reported by four different regional offices of the FDA:

Full article at the Southern Shrimp Alliance

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