The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now released information regarding entry line refusals for the month of April through last Monday, April 17th. In total, 7 of the 46 (15.2%) of the entry line refusals reported for this month have been of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics.


The seven shrimp entry lines refused by the FDA for banned antibiotics in April were from China, India, and Vietnam and were reported by four different FDA districts: