Where does Contessa shrimp come from?
Q. I heard the FDA has announced an Import Alert concerning farm-raised shrimp from China. Where does Contessa shrimp come from? A: CONTESSA SHRIMP IS NOT IMPORTED FROM CHINA. JUNE, 2007 — The FDA announced an Import Alert concerning farm-raised catfish, eel, basa, dace and shrimp imported from China after discovering certain contaminated shipments. Contessa shrimp is raised exclusively in Thailand and Vietnam, and is processed under Contessa’s strict quality-assurance guidelines, with third-party audits, to guarantee the premium quality and safety of our products. Our consumers deserve the highest quality shrimp possible. You can count on Contessa to deliver just that. Commitment to Quality Contessa was established to meet the need for a company dedicated solely to the production of premium quality seafood. Our steadfast commitment to produce superior food products has made Contessa a leader in the industry. Since 1984, Contessa has scrutinized every aspect of our shrimp production, p