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Mandatory Inspection of Fish of the Order Siluriformes and Products Derived from Such Fish as FSIS takes over from FDA.

FSIS has now issued their final rule on the inspection of fish from the order Siluriformes and products derived from such fish. Starting March 1, 2016, these fish and fish products will now be under the regulatory jurisdiction of FSIS

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Newsflash: African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) Suspension of Duty Free Treatment and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) Update

In an effort to keep you up to date on the latest news regarding Trade Agreements that affect the importation of your product, here are a few articles we thought you might be interested in: African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA)

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Anti-Dumping/ Counterveiling Scam Alert

Here at Flegenheimer International, we try to keep you up on the latest news regarding International Trade. Here is some information on recent Antidumping/Countervailing Duty evasion scams that Customs and Border Protection would like to make you aware of. Evading

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Notice to our Clients: Network Server Upgrade on February 28,2015

We would like to let our clients know that we will be having a  Network Server Upgrade tomorrow morning (February 28,2015). Our office will still be open and emails should operate as normal. Should you feel any delay on our

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Newsflash: Possible DHS Shutdown

Customs may have to furlough 6000 employees if a funding issue is not resolved by midnight of February 27,2015. There was a conference call made between NCBFAA and CBP Commissioner, R. Gil Kerlikowske discussing what the impact will be to

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PMA, ILWU Immediate Release regarding a Tentative Five-Year Agreement

After months of negotiations, today, PMA and ILWU made an announcement of a tentive 5 year contract. The parties have not released details regarding the agreement at this time. For more details, please read below immediate release by PMA, ILWU

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Reminder: Import License and Permit Renewal

This is just a courtesy reminder to all our clients that it is very important that you monitor and renew your import permits and licenses in a timely manner in order to avoid unnecessary problems or delays in the clearance

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West Coast Port “Quake” Sets Off Economic Tsunami: MFG Talk Radio December 23 @ 10:00 Pacific

On Tuesday December 23rd at 10:00am pacific, join Peter Friedmann, PCC Counsel and Mark Hirzel, LACBFFA President as they are interviewed live on an internet radio show by www.mfgtalkradio.com host Mr. Tim Grady on the impact of the West Coast

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December 2014 and Federal Holidays in 2015

On December 5, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order designating Friday, December 26, 2014 as a Federal holiday. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will operate as a holiday on both Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Friday, December 26,

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Important Announcement: Postponement and Suspension on Port Congestion Surcharge

Federal Maritime Commission is reviewing the carrier’s surcharge in their announcement made on November 17,2014. Most carriers have announced a suspension and postponement of the Port Congestion Surcharge until further notice. Carrier PCS Status OOCL – Postpone until further notice

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