Peeled and Eaten by U.S. Shrimpers

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
8 July 2004, at 1:00am

US - What to do when your industry is hit by imports? Flout international law, undercut a free-trade deal, then sock it to consumers. How's this for chutzpah? U.S. shrimp fishermen file a complaint with Uncle Sam seeking to raise import duties -- and prices -- on imported shrimp. Friendly state officeholders lend a hand with subsidies for the industry.