Commercial fisherman Chris Brown has spent nearly his whole life fishing the waters of New England. See what he has to say about the current state of U.S. fisheries and why American seafood is among the most sustainable natural resources in the world.
We appreciate Congress’ support for the Seafood Import Monitoring Program in the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. The Seafood Import Monitoring Program is critical to curbing Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing and ensuring that seafood
NOAA Fisheries has announced that beginning April 9, 2018, all filings for seafood products covered by the Seafood Import Monitoring Program must comply with the electronic filing requirements in order for an entry to receive a “may proceed”.
In September 2016, the NOAA Seafood Inspection Program (SIP) was requested by a U.S. exporter to issue European Union (EU) Health Certificates for Chinese bay scallops (Argopecten irradians). Based on the fact that both the Chinese processor and the U.S.