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Shipments of Seafood from China Await Inspection

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Shipments of Seafood from China Await Inspection

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Shipments of Seafood from China Await Inspection

Shipments of Seafood from China Await Inspection

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Seafood importers are trying to figure out what to do with shipments from China that have arrived at the docks but can't be brought into the country.

Last week, the FDA banned five types of seafood from China after testing found unacceptable levels of contaminants. The shipments must now be inspected before they can be admitted into the country, a process that will take some time.

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