Brazilian Association of Shrimp Breeders Blocks Red Shrimp Imports from Argentina
The Brazilian Association of Shrimp Breeders (ABCC) announced on Tuesday that they were successful in getting a court to block shrimp imports from Argentina.
An import ban on Argentinean red shrimp due to health concerns was initially put in place in 2013 and was lifted just last June.
According to an appeal filed by ABCC lawyer Dr. Fernanda Mendonça, the importation of Pleoticus muelleri shrimp, also known as Argentine red shrimp, is known to be contaminated by pathogens, which provides a health risk...
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