Shrimp fisheries receive positive review on sustainability

 
February 13, 2016

Shrimp fisheries in Louisiana received favorable marks on sustainability from the Audubon Nature Institute and the Marine Stewardship and Conservation program standards.

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.

FDA beefs up regulation of imported seafood after Cassidy inquiry

 
November 13, 2015

After U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) questioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s  (FDA) oversight of imported seafood in August, in response to studies indicating high amounts of bacteria or antibiotic residue in imported seafood, the FDA responded on Tuesday