Seafood Refusals Down in Q1 But Shrimp, Mahi and Filth Still on FDA Radar
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - April 5, 2017
FDA seafood refusals in March were just about the same compared to last March as mahi, shrimp and filth remain on inspectors' radars. However, federal seafood rejections are well below levels recorded through the first quarter in 2016 because of notable declines in snapper, lobster and tuna refusals.
The FDA refused 209 line items of seafood in March, which was just one line item higher from last March. Like last year filth was the top reason for rejections and accounted for 35 percent of the month’s refusals...
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