Seafood Guidelines and Regulations


Australia and New Zealand
FSANZ Food Standards Code
NZFSA Seafood Safety Requirements

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Fish, Seafood and Production

Codex Alimentarius Commission
FAO - Codex Alimentarius: Code of Practice for Fish and Fishery Products
Report of the U.S. Delegate, 48th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (2016)

EU Directives, Preparatories, Legislation and Information
Controls on Products of Animal Origin Intended for Human Consumption
Council Directive 91/493/EEC: Health Conditions for Production/Marketing of Fishery Products
EU Export Certification List Reports - FDA
EU Export Helpdesk FAQs
European Food Safety Authority
European Union Law
Export Help Desk for Developing Countries
Exporting to the EU - Resources for US Seafood Industry
Health and Food Audits and Analysis
Food Safety Overview
How to Export Seafood to the EU - NOAA
Import Conditions for Animals and Animal Products
Residues of Veterinary Medicinal Products

FAO - Fisheries and Aquaculture
FAO - Review of the State of World Fishery Resources: Marine Fisheries
The Regulatory Framework Governing International Trade in Fishery Products - Globefish
Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures
The WTO Sanitary and Phytosanity (SPS) Agreement: What You Need to Know
World Trade Organization
WTO - Members and Observers
WTO Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement Notifications for Fishery Products

Guidance on Fish & Shellfish Labelling - Food Standards Agency


21 CFR Part 11: Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures - Scope and Application (2003) - FDA
Action Levels for Poisonous or Deleterious Substances in Human Food and Animal Feed - FDA (2000)
Bioterrorism Act of 2002 - FDA
Certification of Fish and Fishery Products for Export to the EU and European Free Trade Association - FDA
Code of Federal Regulations and Federal Register - FDA
Common or Usual Names for Catfish - FDA (2002)
Compliance Policy Guides - FDA
Country of Origin Labeling - USDA
Current Good Manufacturing Practices - FDA (2015)
Do Your Own Establishment Inspection - FDA (1994)
Dockets Management - FDA
Draft Guidance for Industry: Q&A Regarding the Reportable Food Registry (Ed. 2) - FDA (2010)
Export Certificates - FDA
Export Programs Guide: A Business Guide to Federal Export Assistance  - US Dept. of Commerce

The FDA Seafood List: Updates for 2016 - FDA
Federal Register
Fish and Fisheries Products Hazards and Controls Guide, 4th ed. (2011)
Fish and Seafood Promotion Act Provisions: Seafood Marketing Councils (2007)
Food Code - FDA
Food Guidance and Regulation - FDA
Food Guidance Documents - FDA
Food Labelling Guidelines - FDA (2013)
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) - FDA
Food Safety Mondernization Act - Registration (2012) - FDA
Guidance for Industry: Q&A Regarding Establishment and Maintenance of Records (2012) - FDA
Guidance for Industry: Referral Program from the FDA to NOAA Seafood Inspection Program for the Certification of Fish and Fishery Products for Export to the EU and the EFTA - FDA
Guidance for Industry: Refusal of Inspection or Access to HACCP Records Pertaining to Fish (2001) - FDA
Guide For the Control of Molluscan Shellfish (2015) - NSSC
Gulf Oyster Regulation - Text of California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Sections 13675 and 13676
HAACP Principles and Application Guidelines - FDA

Importers and Exporters: Your Global Inspection Solution - USDC Export Inspection-Certification Program
Import Alerts for Fishery/Seafood Products - FDA
Imported Seafood Safety Program - FDA
Importing Food Products Into the US - FDA
Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference Documents - ISSC
Label Declaration of Allergenic Substances in Foods - FDA (1996)
Mandatory Inspection of Catfish and Catfish Products - Proposed Rule - USDA (2011)
Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration - FDA (2016)
National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF)
National Shellfish Sanitation Program - FDA
National Shellfish Sanitation Program Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish (2011 Revision) - FDA
Notice to Dealers Regarding Raw Oysters - CA Dept. of Public Health
Notice to Retailers Regarding Raw Gulf Oysters - CA Dept. of Public Health
Product Specifications for Nonstandardized Products - USDC (1989)
Response Letter on Carbon Monoxide Treatment of Tuna (GRAS Notice No. GRN 000015) (2000) - FDA
Seafood Fraud: FDA Program Changes and Better Collaboration Could Improve Detection/Prevention - (2009)
Seafood Information and Resources - FDA
Seafood Processing and Inspection (18 AAC 34, 2007) - Alaska DEC
Secondary Direct Food Additives Permitted in Food for Human Consumption: Acidified Sodium Chlorite Solutions - FDA (1999)
USDC Verified Facilities of Fishery Products Treated with Carbon Monoxide and Filtered Smoke Gas (2003)
U.S. Standards for Grades of Fishery Products - USDC