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Only China, Thailand and Vietnam make initial cut to export catfish to US

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Only three countries – Vietnam, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Thailand – will be allowed to continue to ship Siluriformes (catfish-type) products to the United States after March 1 as they were the only ones that could show on paper their inspection system is equivalent, said Carmen Rottenberg, acting deputy under secretary at USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).


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