WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 –The Catfish Farmers of America today urged newly confirmed USDA food safety chief Elisabeth Hagen to enforce a law approved by Congress more than two years ago requiring tough new USDA inspections and regulation of all catfish sold in America.
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today indicated that he wants the Obama Administration’s nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service to support implementation of a federal law to begin inspections of catfish.
U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., today said in light of recent food safety incidents, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) duty to maintain the safety of our nation’s food supply is more critical than ever.
The website exposes the health and safety dangers to American consumers created by the Food and Drug Administration’s weak inspection system for imported seafood.
JACKSON, Miss (March 18, 2010) – U.S. trade interests are putting trade concerns over the health and safety of American consumers by delaying a seafood inspection law passed by Congress…
U. S. Catfish Industry urges federal government to protect American consumers from unsafe catfish imports
JACKSON, Miss (Feb. 16, 2010) — The Catfish Farmers of America today urged the U.S. government to act soon to impose stringent new health and safety requirements on…
Contaminated Asian Catfish Discovered by Alabama Labs Highlights Urgency of Implementing Law Requiring USDA Inspections and Regulations
JACKSON, Miss. (Nov. 10, 2009) – The Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries halt on the sale of imported Asian catfish and related fish contaminated by banned drugs…
JACKSON, Miss. (Oct. 16, 2009) – The Catfish Farmers of America this week launched a major advertising and public safety awareness campaign urging the USDA to enact a