U.S. International Trade Commission Unanimously Determines to Maintain Antidumping Duties on Shrimp Imports

This morning, all five Commissioners on the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC” or “Commission”) announced their unanimous determination that the revocation of the existing antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable […]

Southern Shrimp Alliance Supports Louisiana Labeling Legislation

Since its founding nearly 2 decades again, the Southern Shrimp Alliance’s (SSA) top priority has been fighting at the federal level against all forms of illegal shrimp imports. This includes especially shrimp imports contaminated with dangerous antibiotics that pose a dual threat to human health. On the one hand, some antibiotics used on foreign shrimp farms […]

Senate Votes 87-11 to Increase Funding for FDA Inspections of Foreign Seafood Facilities and Imported Seafood

Last night, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of an amendment to the “Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019” (H.R. 6147) offered by Senator John Kennedy (R-La.) and co-sponsored by Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) that significantly increased funding for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) inspections of imported […]