Guidance for the Seafood Industry COVID-19 Protection Framework
The COVID-19 Protection Framework has replaced the alert level system and provides for a flexible 3-tier approach to managing…
Food Safety Section Detail Report
This report details the approach to food safety and fitness for purpose of seafood produced, in and exported from, New Zealand.…
Operator Verification Guide
This resource provides guidance to seafood premises operating under a Risk Management Programme (RMP). It is also relevant for those…
This guideline provides the New Zealand seafood industry with recommended best practice to manage seafood traceability from…
This guideline aims to clarify the legislative requirements associated with histamine in seafood. It provides particular reference to…
Damaged Packaging: Prevention and Management
This resource aims to clarify the legislative requirements that apply to packaging and to provide guidance on levels of acceptability…
MPI Electronic Certification Tips
This document provides tips for using the MPI Animal Products E-Cert system.
EU Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
European Union regulations 1005/2008 and 1010/2009 came into effect on 1 January 2010. The purpose of these regulations is to ensure that fisheries products imported into the EU market stem from legal sources, and requires consignments to be accompanied by a Catch Certificate validated by the flag state of the catching vessel. Further details, including the legislation can by clicking here.
Other resources are found below.
Copies of recent submissions made by the Seafood Standards Council are shown below. If you require a copy of earlier submissions, please contact us.
SSC Submission: Proposed Import Health Standard: Returned New Zealand Animal Products
Seafood Standards Council submission on Proposed Import Health Standard: Returned New Zealand Animal Products.
SSC Submission - Cost Recovery, MPI Food System
Seafood Standards Council Submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on proposed changes to cost recovery in MPIs Food System.…
SSC Submission RoVE October 2019
Seafood Standards Council submission to the Education and Workforce Committee Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform)…
SSC Submission Human Consumption Spec Review May 2019
Seafood Standards Council submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries Review of Specifications for Products Intended for Human…
Research relating to seafood safety is show below.