CBP Issues Detention Order for Tuna Harvested by Vanuata Tunago Fishery Co Vessel
Any tuna entering U.S. ports that have been manufactured wholly, or in part by the Tunago No. 61, will be detained, according to a news release from U.S Customs and Border Protection.
The CBP issued a withhold release order against tuna and tuna products from the Tunago No. 61 on February 4. The order came after CBP obtained information indicating that tuna harvested from the Tunago No. 61 was harvested with the use of forced labor.
“Under 19 U.S.C. § 1307 it is illegal to...
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