US makes official embargo against Mexican shrimp; can no longer be exported
Frozen Common Shrimp & Prawn
Published May 2, 2021
In this way, Mexico is prevented from exporting wild shrimp to United States territory, which annually generates foreign exchange for our country of around 257 million dollars. The withdrawal of certification to Mexican shrimp is the result of four inspection visits carried out in two years by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States (NOAA), to Campeche, Mazatlán, Puerto Chiapas, Puerto Juárez, Puerto Peñasco, Salina Cruz , San Blas and Tampico, where he found serious irregularities in the use of TEDs. Since the end of 2018, Conapesca disappeared the special group of federal officials that throughout the year was dedicated to training the crew of the ships in the correct use of the Sea Turtle Excluder Devices. The initiative was resumed until the beginning of April 2021, already when the embargo was coming, in order to seek that before the start of the season in September, the US can return comparability to Mexico. The countries authorized to export ...