COURT BANS SHRIMP FROM NATIONS NOT USING TURTLE-SAFE NETS

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has ordered the U.S. government to prohibit importation of shrimp from countries whose fishing vessels do not employ sea turtle protection devices. .The ruling, handed down Oct. 8 by Judge Thomas J. Aquilino Jr., embargoes non-aquaculture shrimp harvested mechanically in warm waters by countries that have not been certified as users of turtle-excluder

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has ordered the U.S. government to prohibit importation of shrimp from countries whose fishing vessels do not employ sea turtle protection devices.

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The ruling, handed down Oct. 8 by Judge Thomas J. Aquilino Jr., embargoes non-aquaculture shrimp harvested mechanically in warm waters by countries that have not been certified as users of turtle-excluder devices. The ban will exclude shrimp from all African and Asian coun

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