Shipments of Seafood from China Await Inspection

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

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.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.