Politics & Government

May 29, 2014

Action urged to resume China shellfish trade

Washington state’s congressional delegation and others are urging action by the U.S. to allow shellfish exports to resume to China. The Chinese government announced Friday it would lift the five month-long ban on live shellfish from U.S. West Coast waters. But for trade to resume, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration must put in place new procedures to monitor and certify shellfish.

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