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Louisiana Seafood News
Louisiana Seafood News

January 2015

Lawmakers cracking down on seafood imports

Seafood imports could be facing new, more stringent regulations.

A new food safety bill introduced Tuesday in the Senate would tighten restrictions on foreign seafood that is exported to the U.S.

The Imported Seafood Safety Standards Act seeks to bring the same level of scrutiny to foreign seafood importers that domestic seafood producers already face, said Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), who introduced the bill.