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Delay in FSIS equivalency gives foreign catfish exporting countries unfair break, U.S. catfish producers say

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U.S. catfish producers and consumer groups say foreign countries exporting Siluriformes (catfish-like fish and products) to the United States are getting an unfair break after learning that USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will not be able to complete the countries’ equivalency determinations by March 1, 2018, as the agency was directed to do in the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act.

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