FDA Starts New Calendar Year by Refusing Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp from Three BAP-Certified Indian Processors and Adding a BAP-Certified Vietnamese Processor to Import Alert

On Sunday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 60 seafood entry line refusals in January, of which six (10.0%) were for shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. The six entry lines of shrimp refused for banned antibiotics in January were for shipments from three Indian shrimp exporters and an […]

FDA Gives Shrimp Imports a Pass in July

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 71 seafood entry line refusals in July, of which none were of shrimp for reasons related to veterinary drug residues. Accordingly, last month marked the first time since September that the FDA did not report a refusal of antibiotic-contaminated shrimp. Moreover, the FDA reported […]

For Eighth Consecutive Month, FDA Rejects Antibiotic-Contaminated Indian Shrimp

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 73 seafood entry line refusals in June, of which ten (13.7%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics.  Through the first half of this year, the FDA has refused a total of twenty-eight entry lines of shrimp for banned antibiotics, […]

FDA Finds More Antibiotics in Indian Shrimp in November and December

Earlier today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 72 total seafood entry line refusals in December, of which two (2.8%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. In addition, the FDA published additional, previously unreported seafood entry line refusals for November, including three entry lines of shrimp refused for […]

FDA Refuses Only One Shipment of Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp in November

On Sunday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 82 total seafood entry line refusals in November, of which just one (1.2%) was of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. Through November of this year, the FDA has refused a total of 55 entry lines of shrimp for reasons related […]