The Supermercado Selectos in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico, has recalled an undetermined volume of raw, frozen Siluriformes fish, beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The recall includes more than 40 separate products. The raw, …

The July 3 publication of the Federal Register made it official. Importers and brokers of catfish were put on notice about USDA’s Food Safety and inspection Service’s plans to reinspect all shipments of imported Siluriformes fish and fish products beginning Aug. 2.

Congress came up with the idea because lawmakers like the job FSIS is…

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-WI, may want to wait until after the Nov. 8 election, when the House of Representatives returns for the lame-duck session, to decide whether there will be a vote on the nation’s new and evolving catfish program. Every week that goes by sees the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new program for…

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Haring Catfish Inc. of Wisner, LA, is recalling approximately 21,521 pounds of catfish products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically gentian violet, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 51217” inside the USDA mark …

If and when they allow it to come to a vote, leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives are apparently allowing individual members to vote their conscience when it comes to USDA catfish inspections. They can either support the Senate-approved resolution doing away with USDA catfish inspection and claim they are fiscal hawks, or they…

Educational sessions on the new rule for inspecting siluriformes, which include catfish, are set for Jan. 21 and 27. The rule goes into effect March 1. catfishy The U.S. Department of Agriculture published the final rule Dec. 2 in the Federal Register. Staff from the department’s Food Safety Inspection Service will explain what it means…