FDA refuses antibiotic-contaminated shrimp from India, Hong Kong, and Vietnam

Published on
September 8, 2022
U.S. FDA inspectors at work.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refused shrimp entry lines from India, Hong Kong, and Vietnam in August 2022 due to their contamination by banned antibiotics.

Combined, the refusals accounted for 11.6 percent of the 43 seafood entry line refusals in the month, according to the Southern Shrimp Alliance, which tracks data from the FDA ... 

Photo courtesy of U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Contributing Editor reporting from Hanoi, Vietnam

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