The United States Department of Agriculture released its final rule to establish an inspection program for U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish and catfish-like imports.
More than three-quarters (77.3 percent) of Chinese said food safety is the biggest threat to their quality of life, according to this year’s annual survey of public attitudes by the government-owned China Youth Daily.
Testing by an NBC affiliated consumer reporter and a North Carolina laboratory found unnaturally high amounts of formaldehyde in four of 15 samples of imported frozen white fish species purchased in national food retail store branches in Greensboro, NC, according to NBC-TV Charlotte.
Aspen Smith, an 11-year-old from Little Rock is Arkansas’s winner of this year’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge – a nationwide recipe contest that promotes healthy cooking and eating. The recipe she created, “Arkansas Baked Almond Catfish” was chosen from all the other recipes submitted from Arkansas. The winners – one from each state, plus the four […]
The number of FDA Import Refusal actions against tilapia shipments increased by 24 percent last year, from 62 to 82 refusal actions.
The Catfish Farmers of America (CFA) recently met with members of the Alabama congressional delegation to encourage transferring catfish inspection authority from the Food and Drug Administration to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
As Congress continues debating the Pacific Rim free-trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, seafood safety experts say the free-trade agreement could reduce the safety of food imports.
To make it easier for consumers to obtain information they need when ordering catfish in restaurants, Alabama and Arkansas have amended their country of origin labeling requirements.