FDA Steps Up Seafood Sampling

September 2002
FDA Consumer;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p4
Reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is increasing its sampling of imported shrimp and crayfish to check for the presence of the antibiotic chloramphenicol. Prohibition of the use of chloramphenicol in food-producing animals; Methods for determining contamination; Detection of drug in fish imported from China.


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