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September 12, 2013


Bans Live Shrimp from Countries with EMS


Panama has banned imports of live shrimp from all countries affected by early mortality syndrome (EMS).  So far, the EMS countries include China, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Mexico.  Manuel Gonzalez Cano, National Director of Animal Health in Panama, said disease surveillance will be increased throughout the shrimp farming industry.


Source: The FishSite.  Panama Bans Import of Live Shrimp.  September 11, 2013.


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