Domestic catfish farmers are trying to stop the House from taking up a resolution that a trade group representing them says would make imported seafood unsafe.

The resolution, which passed the Senate last month, would shift responsibility for inspections back to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

A provision in the last two Farm Bills, in 2008 and 2014, turned over the inspections of imported catfish from the FDA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the department that was already responsible for inspecting domestic catfish farms. The USDA inspection program got underway in March, and U.S. catfish producers want it to stay in place.

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