NOAA Begins SIMP Enforcement After ‘Informed Compliance’ Period Ends on April 9
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Amanda Buckle - April 11, 2018
The Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) became mandatory for importers on January 1, but enforcement of the new rule has only just begun. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) posted a reminder earlier this week that the “informed compliance” period, in which the agency provided outreach and assistance for those with incomplete entry filings, ended on April 9, 2018.
SIMP requires that certain species have strict data reporting and record keeping of specific priority fish that are vulnerable to ...
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