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Seafood leaders react after Trump kills TPP

Seafood leaders react after Trump kills TPP By Christine Blank, Contributing Editor Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 — United States President Donald Trump on Monday,... Read More About Seafood leaders react after Trump kills TPP


Poll Finds 83% of Americans Support New Seafood Traceability Requirements

Press Release Date Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Location: Washington, D.C. http://usa.oceana.org/press-releases/poll-finds-83-americans-support-new-seafood-traceability-requirements Contacts: Dustin Cranor: dcranor@Oceana.org 954.348.1314 Amelia Vorpahl: avorpahl@oceana.org 202-467-1968, 202-476-0632 (cell) Today, Oceana... Read More About Poll Finds 83% of Americans Support New Seafood Traceability Requirements


ASPA’s Official Comment on the Commerce Trusted Trader Program

Read the full PDF comment here as submitted to NOAA on regulations.gov   ASPA’s Official Comment on the Commerce Trusted Trader Program Read More About ASPA’s Official Comment on the Commerce Trusted Trader Program


Seafood is the #1 refused import by the FDA

The following food product categories accounted for the majority of shipments refused: 1. Fishery and seafood products (20.5 percent of all refusals) 2. Vegetables... Read More About Seafood is the #1 refused import by the FDA


Sustainability Letter from the United States Department of Commerce

Mr. John Williams Executive Director Southern Shrimp Alliance P.O. Box 1577 Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 Dear Mr. Williams: Thank you for your letter regarding... Read More About Sustainability Letter from the United States Department of Commerce


Shrimp fisheries receive positive review on sustainability

Shrimp fisheries in Louisiana received favorable marks on sustainability from the Audubon Nature Institute and the Marine Stewardship and Conservation program standards. Damon Morris,... Read More About Shrimp fisheries receive positive review on sustainability


ASPA Applauds AP Reporting About Slave-Peeled Shrimp from Thailand

American Shrimp Processors Applaud AP Reporting About Slave-Peeled Shrimp from Thailand; Group Says: “Know Where Your Shrimp Come From” The American Shrimp Processors Association... Read More About ASPA Applauds AP Reporting About Slave-Peeled Shrimp from Thailand


Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum to reopen Saturday in Biloxi

Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum to reopen Saturday in Biloxi   BILOXI, Mississippi –Absent since it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, the Maritime &... Read More About Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum to reopen Saturday in Biloxi


The American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) Salutes Senator Cochran for His Strong Support of Gulf Shrimp Processors and Harvesters

The American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) Salutes Senator Cochran for His Strong Support of Gulf Shrimp Processors and Harvesters   BILOXI, MISS. July 25,... Read More About The American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) Salutes Senator Cochran for His Strong Support of Gulf Shrimp Processors and Harvesters


ASPA Praises Chairman Mary Landrieu’s Hearing on “Strengthening Trade Enforcement to Protect American Enterprise and Grow American Jobs”

ASPA Praises Chairman Mary Landrieu’s Hearing on “Strengthening Trade Enforcement to Protect American Enterprise and Grow American Jobs” BILOXI, MISS. July 16, 2014 —... Read More About ASPA Praises Chairman Mary Landrieu’s Hearing on “Strengthening Trade Enforcement to Protect American Enterprise and Grow American Jobs”


Testimony of Edward T. Hayes, Partner, Leake & Andersson LLP Before the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security July 16, 2014

Testimony of Edward T. Hayes, Partner, Leake & Andersson LLP Before the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security July 16,... Read More About Testimony of Edward T. Hayes, Partner, Leake & Andersson LLP Before the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security July 16, 2014


American Shrimp Processing Industry Critical of Deepwater Horizon Settlement

ASPA Headquarters …On April 18, 2012 lawyers for BP and Plaintiffs filed documents setting forth the settlement details of economic damage claims in the... Read More About American Shrimp Processing Industry Critical of Deepwater Horizon Settlement


ASPA Welcomes U.S. Customs Announcement on 2011 Duty Distributions to Gulf Shrimp Industry

ASPA Headquarters …On November 4, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it will be withholding a small amount of funds from distribution under... Read More About ASPA Welcomes U.S. Customs Announcement on 2011 Duty Distributions to Gulf Shrimp Industry


U.S. International Trade Commission Issues Affirmative Determination in 5-Year Sunset Review of Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil, China, India, Thailand and Vietnam

Washington, DC …Today, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, China, India, Thailand,... Read More About U.S. International Trade Commission Issues Affirmative Determination in 5-Year Sunset Review of Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil, China, India, Thailand and Vietnam


Shrimp Industry Hopeful Duties Remain on Dumped Imported Shrimp

Washington, DC …The United States International Trade Commission will hold a hearing tomorrow on the mandatory five-year Sunset Review of antidumping tariffs imposed on... Read More About Shrimp Industry Hopeful Duties Remain on Dumped Imported Shrimp


Feinberg Process Threatens to Destroy Domestic Gulf Shrimp Industry

New Orleans, LA … After waiting patiently since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in April 2010 for compensation to sustain operations, the American Shrimp... Read More About Feinberg Process Threatens to Destroy Domestic Gulf Shrimp Industry