Food Regulatory Authorities in the EU, Japan, and the United States Once Again Confirm that India and Vietnam Continue to Use Banned Antibiotics in their Shrimp Aquaculture

As part of its “Know Your Supplier” initiative, the Southern Shrimp Alliance annually updates databases providing detailed information regarding shrimp imports rejected from the European Union, Japan, and the United States due to the presence of banned antibiotics. The databases, made available in Excel format, now include information for calendar year 2023 for the actions taken […]

National Ocean Council Committee Designates Shrimp as an “At-Risk” Species

On Friday, the Federal Register published Notice of the National Ocean Council (NOC) Committee’s finalized principles for determining seafood species at risk of Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and seafood fraud, as well as a list of “at-risk” species developed using these principles. Both the list of principles and the list of species are […]

News Alert: Safety Issues with Vietnamese Seafood Persist

Safety Issues with Vietnamese Seafood Persist; Little Progress on Development of Detection Tools The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) recently released a formal statement responding to the Southern Shrimp Alliance’s concerns regarding exports of farmed seafood from Vietnam.  Arguing that the industry has addressed the use of harmful chemicals in aquaculture, VASEP […]