Federal agencies announce proposal creating U.S. seafood traceability program

February 4, 2016

"Traceability is a key tool for combating illicit activities that threaten valuable natural resources, increase global food security risk and disadvantage law-abiding fishermen and seafood producers,” said Kathryn D. Sullivan, Ph.D., under secretary of  commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator.

The Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit

January 11, 2016

Save the date for the Gulf South's premier commercial fishing and seafood industry event, coming up on March 1st.

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Hails House Vote on Customs Enforcement

December 14, 2015

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 256 to 158 to agree to the Conference Report resolving differences between the Senate and House versions of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015.  The vote moves a bill substantially improving trade enforcement measures into the final stages of becoming law, with the Senate expected to take up the Conference Report this week.