Skip to comments.Breaking: FDA To Detain All China Farm-Raised Catfish, Shrimp And Other Seafood
Posted on 06/28/2007 12:07:14 PM PDT by Froufrou
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Good start. Now do it with all other Chinese junk.
Next, all goods manufactured in China should be rejected and shipped back. Wal-Mart and Target will go out of business.
Do not serve fish on melamine - fish already full of melamine
You got to be kidding. You know how many people this effects. I think most of the American consumption of farm raised shrimp and catfish comes from overseas.
Good. Chuck Fina. Only real Louisiana shrimp and catfish for real Americans!
The FDA’s in for a big State Dept. smackdown.
Great - this poison has got to be stopped - we cannot rely on third world sanitation and ethics in creating our food supply...
Doesn’t effect me. I only eat farm raised cat fish from Lake Okeechobee at a little place called the Catfish House in Stuart, Florida. Best southern food around.
Sorry for the tangent. Always good to hear of a crackdown on China
My parents live in Darien GA, Shrimp Capital of the SE. You can go and buy shrimp off the dock for Cheap -- and if you bring your own bucket and buy them before they run them through the sorter, for Cheap Cheap.
The Food and Drug Administration said it would detain the catfish, basa, shrimp, dace and eel after repeated testing has turned up contamination with drugs unapproved in the United States for use in farmed seafood.
The announcement was only the latest in an expanding series of problems with imported Chinese products that seemingly permeate U.S. society, from its playrooms to its prisons.
Beyond the fish, federal regulators have warned consumers in recent weeks about lead paint in toy trains, defective tires and toothpaste made with diethylene glycol, a toxic ingredient more commonly found in antifreeze. All the products were imported from China.
China, meanwhile, insisted Thursday that the safety of its products was "guaranteed," making a rare direct comment on spreading international fears over tainted and adulterated exports.
I sure hope Duncan Hunter gets some traction from all of these crazy China fleece-trading deals. He’s the only presidential candidate in the race with a focus on how this kind of thing affects normal Americans.
And tens of thousands of American jobs will be gone. With less pressure on other stores to compete, prices will rise.
I don't like the fact that we are funding China any more than you do, but we've got to anticipate and compensate for the unintended consequences!
ALERT: There has been an extensive commercialization and an increased
consumption rate of aquaculture seafood products. As this
industry grows, the use of unapproved new animal drugs and the
misuse of approved new animal drugs in seafood raised through
aquaculture also grows. The use of unapproved new animal drugs
will have an impact on the safety of aquaculture products for
GUIDANCE: Districts may detain without physical examination the products
from the firms identified on the attachment to this alert.
For questions or issues concerning science, science policy,
analysis, preparation, or analytical methodology, contact the
Division of Field Science at (301) 827-7605.
This is starting to get really ugly with Chinese made products across the board.