FDA Mahi Rejections Highest Since 2012 as Filth Accounts for 65% of All Seafood Refusals in 2016
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - January 5, 2017
Mahi and filth were the key drivers in the FDA’s overall increase in seafood rejection rates in 2016, which finished the year up 10 percent compared to the 2015 total.
The FDA rejected 141 line items of seafood in December, that figure was up 64 percent from the November monthly total but was down 34 percent compared to last December.
Seafood rejections for the year reached 1,909 line items in 2016, representing a 10 percent increase to refusals compared to the year prior...
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