Shrimp Tales

  • American Shrimp Processors Association Supports Wicker-Coons IUU Legislation Combatting Seafood Fraud

    September 18, 2018

    Caption: From left to right: VADM (ret) Michael T. Franken, United States Navy; RADM Meredith L. Austin, United States Coast Guard; American Shrimp Processors Association Executive Director, Dr. David Veal, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE); and Director of Stimson Center’s Environmental Security Program, Sally Yozell at the recent co-hosted a panel briefing on Capitol Hill on the... Read More

  • New, Food Truck Styled Seafood Distribution Company Launches in West Virginia

    August 28, 2018

    Dock to Table, a new “food truck” styled, wild-caught seafood distribution company, will launch in West Virginia this Friday, Aug. 31, with the goal of providing customers in the surrounding area with the freshest, unprepared seafood available. Since shrimp are the most consumed seafood in the U.S., the company will feature Wild American Shrimp as... Read More

  • Top Seafood Chefs Join Wild American Shrimp®

    July 12, 2018

    Wild American Shrimp®, the American Shrimp Processors Association’s marketing program for wild-caught Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp, announces the addition of three new Chef Advocates to its Chef Advocacy Program: Chef Ryan Nelson of Late Harvest Kitchen and North End Barbecue and Moonshine, Indianapolis, Ind., Chef Brody Olive of Voyager’s at Perdido Beach Resort, Gulf Shores, Ala. and Chef Simon Brown of Seafood R’evolution, Jackson, Miss. Chef... Read More

  • Gulf Senators Again Assist Shrimp Sector

    June 19, 2018

    On June 14, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the Commerce Justice Science funding bill for fiscal year 2019 (FY19). Within that bill were several measures to assist the shrimp sector. First, the CJS Subcommittee provided $1.4 million in implementation monies for the transition of shrimp to the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP). Shrimp is included... Read More

  • Senator Vows to Help Shrimpers

    June 12, 2018

    Original Article by Julia Arenstam, Staff Writer, Houma Today/Daily Comet – June 8, 2018 U.S. Sen. John Kennedy told hundreds of shrimpers today that nobody is working harder than him to address the issues they’re facing. Within the next two weeks, the Louisiana Republican said he plans to introduce a bill that will require more... Read More

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    Why Seafood is Essential to a Healthy Diet

    May 23, 2018

    Original article by: Seafood Health Facts, a joint project by the Universities of Oregon State, Cornell, Delaware, Rhode Island, Florida, and California, and the Community Seafood Initiative. Making Smart Choices Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Seafood Consumption Resources for Healthcare Providers and Consumers General Information for Healthcare Professionals  This resource for professionals provides an overview... Read More