SENA Panel: FDA and US Customs Update on Seafood Enforcement

GrayRobinson attorney Peter Quinter.

The 2022 Seafood Expo North America, which took place 13 to 15, March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., and the 2022 Seafood Expo Global, 26 to 28 April, 2022, in Barcelona, Spain, featured a comprehensive conference program of live panel events focusing on topics chosen to be of vital interest to the seafood industry.

The 28 individual presentations from SENA and the 21 sessions from SEG featured exclusive information and insight from seafood industry experts, including economic forecasts and analysis on the trends and topics impacting the global seafood industry as it navigates issues of trade, food safety, traceability, aquaculture, sustainability, and consumption trends. Now, a video recording of each of these sessions is available for on-demand replay.

Featuring GrayRobinson attorney Peter Quinter, Certified Group Business Development Manager Dean Leaman, and Cross Border Advisory Network President Todd Owen, “FDA and U.S. Customs Update on Seafood Enforcement” is available free for SeafoodSource Premium members, or for individual purchase to non-Premium members for USD 40. It was presented on Sunday, 13 March, with the following description:

The two major Federal law enforcement agencies, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) regulate the importation and distribution of seafood and fishery products in the United States. The FDA uses a methodology to target and inspect imported seafood, then allow it to proceed or refuse its entry into the United States. Customs also targets and inspects seafood shipments and has a new Withhold Release Order process to prohibit the importation of seafood made with forced labor. Customs continues collecting antidumping duties on shrimp from India, fish fillets from Vietnam, and many other seafood products from around the world. There are several penalties for importing misbranded or adulterated seafood. Learn how to lower your risk of being targeted and what to do when your seafood is selected for examination or your company has been added to the FDA's Import Alert list.

The entire package of videos from SENA and the entire package of videos from SEG can each be purchased for USD 250, but all are free to SeafoodSource Premium members.


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