NOAA’s New IUU Report Demonstrates that Import Measures Are Needed

On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a report required by Congress, Improving International Fisheries Management (Aug. 2023). As part of the agency’s obligations under the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act, NOAA prepares and publishes a biennial report identifying nations that are engaged in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. This year’s report is the […]

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

Today, 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. In his own letter sent yesterday, Rep. Graves thanked Secretary Perdue for […]