Food Safety First. Speak Out Now.

The USDA has proposed strong new regulations and inspections for catfish. But the USDA now must decide whether to protect all catfish, or just some catfish. You can make a difference. Click here to learn how you can help protect American consumers and make all catfish safer.

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Buy U.S. Catfish!

When you are shopping, look for the label “U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish” for guaranteed high quality and safety. Here’s why…

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June 25th is National Catfish Day

Back in 1987, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed June 25th National Catfish Day.  As the President said, U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish “have come a long way from their bottom-feeding ancestors.”  Twenty-seven years later, President Reagan’s words remain true: “The catfish that are available today, fresh or frozen in markets nationwide, are products of state-of-the-art methods of aquaculture.  […]

USDA REPORTS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT ON NEW CATFISH REGULATIONS

For Immediate Release June 29, 2011 USDA REPORTS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT ON NEW REGULATIONS FOR ALL IMPORTED, DOMESTIC CATFISH WASHINGTON, June 29 – Public comments and evidence submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture overwhelmingly support broad inspection and regulation of all commercial catfish species imported or grown for sale to consumers in the United States, […]

USDA urged to inspect all catfish

STONEVILLE, Miss., May 26 – Elected officials, chefs and U.S. catfish farmers united today in support of new U.S. Department of Agriculture requirements for the inspection and regulation of all domestic and imported catfish sold in America.