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Whether buying fresh or frozen shrimp, look no further than US and Canadian waters, as the regulations regarding shrimp farming and fishing are extremely lax in Southeast Asia and many other shrimping regions. Additionally, fresh shrimp should smell briny and sweet, like the sea, never fishy or like ammonia.

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