Lieutenant Governors Call for Five-to-Ten Cent Fee Per Pound on Imported Seafood
At the annual meeting of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) last week, the nation’s second-in-command approved a resolution with three imperatives:
1. US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration take immediate measures to increase seafood inspection at the sites where it is harvested and at our borders.
2. Every lot of imported seafood is fully compliant with our food and drug laws.
3. To pay for these increased activities by imposing a “five to ten cent inspection fee per pound...
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