FDA to Refuse Most Antibiotic Contaminated Shrimp Since 2016
The Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA) shared that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published 126 total seafood entry line refusals in August, of which 6 (4.8%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics.
Alongside July reported refusals, the FDA has refused a total of 61 entry lines of antibiotic-contaminated shrimp. This marks the highest number of results for shrimp related to eterinary drug residues since 2019 and the ultimate total in 2021 will be the highest since at least 2016, per the SSA...
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