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US FDA provides seafood decomposition training to Indian exporters – SeafoodSource

SearchShare Representatives of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) traveled to India for an intensive training session on U.S. import standards related to seafood decomposition.U.S. FDA India Country Director Sarah McMullen led the training in Kochi, India, along with experts from the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) and India’s Central […]

Ecuador, India, Vietnam shrimp industries facing higher US countervailing duties – SeafoodSource

SearchShare The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is planning to hit shrimp exporters in Ecuador, India, and Vietnam with higher countervailing duties once it posts its preliminary determinations to the Federal Register.The DOC released its preliminary determinations on 26 March, finding the three countries, as well as individual companies in those countries, benefited from subsidies […]

Japan's Fishing Sector Struggles After China Seafood Ban – The Diplomat

Read The Diplomat, Know The Asia-PacificJapan is ramping up efforts to counter China’s seafood ban amid the controversial wastewater release from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant. The operator of the devastated Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, TEPCO, has begun its second release of treated radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean, despite seafood exports plummeting from […]

Måsøval uncovers illicit sales of unsuitable salmon at Pure Norwegian Seafood – SeafoodSource

SearchShare Averøy, Norway-based Pure Norwegian Seafood (PNS) has been selling frozen salmon unsuitable for human consumption, in violation of company protocols and Norwegian law.Frøya, Norway-headquartered salmon farmer Måsøval, which has owned 65 percent of PNS since 2021, discovered irregularities in the company’s operations in October 2023. Since Måsøval’s acquisition of a majority stake in PNS […]

Australia keen to make progress on Chinese export hurdles for beef, lobsters –

FREE Breaking News Alerts from! Top Tickers, 3/29/2024Flags of Australia and China are displayed in this illustration picture taken May 11, 2023. REUTERS/Florence Lo/IllustrationSYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia is focused on removing impediments to exports to China for live lobsters and beef from some suppliers, a government official said, one day after Beijing said […]

'Guilt-free seafood': Indian export chief defends shrimp supply chain – IntraFish

Chairman of Indian government body calls media and NGO reports “baseless and unsubstantiated”.India produces “guilt-free seafood” and its shrimp industry will not be derailed by reports of malpractice in the supply chain, according to the head of the government body responsible for promoting the country’s seafood exports.Dodda Venkaty Swamy, chairman of the Marine Products Export […]

US assisting Japanese seafood firms relocate processing operations in wake of China's Fukushima-related import ban – SeafoodSource

SearchShare Seafood is piling up in Japan after China instituted a ban on Japanese imports following the release of wastewater from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.Japanese seafood exports to China crashed 67.6 percent in August 2023 year over year, according to Chinese customs data. While some of that was destined for China’s domestic […]

'This feels like a witch-hunt': Indian shrimp exporter denies reports of malpractice – IntraFish

Choice Canning was accused of violating standards in a report by an investigative journalist team.The Indian shrimp exporter at the center of a recent investigation by The Outlaw Ocean Project has strongly denied all allegations and says they are based on the word of a “disgruntled” ex-employee.Choice Canning, a shrimp processor and exporter, has been […]