NOAA Releases Report on Implementation of SIMP, NFI Questions Program Expansion
NOAA Fisheries released a report that provided an overview of the first two years of the U.S. Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP).
The 18-page report details program data and efforts from 2019 and 2020 providing insights into the program’s efforts and alongside analysis of its early implementation.
NOAA explained that the report highlights the program’s success and future plans to further implement SIMP.
SIMP is a risk-based seafood traceability program for thirteen imported species groups. The groups comprise over 1,100 unique species that were identified as vulnerable...
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