Shell Shock: U.S. State Department bans shrimp imports from Mexico to protect endangered turtles

No turtle protections, no shrimp. That’s the word from the U.S. Department of State, which ruled on Thursday to ban imports of wild-caught Mexican shrimp if they are collected in ways that threaten endangered sea turtles . The ban does not include aquacultural shrimp or those caught in shallow waters. [More]

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