MISS. LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE $30 MILLION IN AID FOR U.S. SHRIMP INDUSTRY
USDA Purchase of Shrimp to Support Struggling Producers, Provide Healthy Seafood to American Families
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authorized the purchase of up to $30 million in U.S.-produced shrimp for distribution to community food and nutrition programs nationwide.