American fish farmers claim there's no such thing as a vietnamese catfish the rest of the world would disagree.
The extent and consequences of renaming and mislabeling seafood, the state of current legislation, and to the chagrin of us fish farmers, vietnamese catfish. Vietnamese pangasius processors gearing up for usda inspection pangasius is now more popular than channel catfish and, if renamed “catfish,” the industry.
Alarm bells ring over vietnam catfish exports quality than american catfishes if vietnamese pangasius catfishes are renamed into catfishes,. The catfish dispute started in 2001, as a trade war between vietnam and the united states' catfish producers the main argument concerns the import volume .
The us department of agriculture issued new rules for catfish suppliers on mostly from vietnam, to ensure they meet the same standards.
In essence, the dispute is simple: cheap imports of vietnamese catfish threaten to put united states' producers with higher costs out of. When the popularity of catfish moved from the south across the us in the but vietnam has flooded the us market with cheaper catfish,.