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December 19, 2015


Health Certificates No Longer Needed for EU Exports


The European Union (EU) has abolished the provision that required a separate health certificate on every shipment of shrimp from Bangladesh.  The certificates were originally required because of the unacceptable levels of nitrofurans in Bangladeshi shrimp.


Bangladesh exports close to $200 million worth of shrimp every year.


Source: (an online, subscription-based, fisheries news service).  Editor and Publisher, John Sackton (phone 1-781-861-1441, email  EU Will No Longer Require a Separate Health Certificate for Each Consignment of Bangladeshi Shrimp.  Ken Coons (  December 18, 2015.

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