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Archives April 2013

Apr
23
2013

House Ag Chair: GAO Wrong on Catfish Inspections

April 23, 2013 — “In 2008, Congress transferred catfish inspections to the U.S. Department of Agriculture from the Food and Drug Administration and the National Marine Fisheries Service,” explained Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Oklahoma), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, in a statement disputing seafood importers’ assertions echoed in a recent GAO report that the move duplicates costs.

Apr
4
2013

Pangasius and Tilapia Imports Grow

April 16, 2013 — “It’s no secret that importers bringing foreign fish into the U.S. are using their deep pockets to cloud this issue,” stated Ben Pentecost, president of the Catfish Farmers of America in a statement refuting the accuracy of a study recently issued by the U.S. General Accountability Office.

Apr
4
2013

Pangasius and Tilapia Imports Grow

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