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The Good Practice Guide for Demersal Fishermen

Seafish and Seafood Scotland

This booklet has been produced for fishermen who are engaged in the capture of demersal species from fisheries around the UK and the EU. The booklet is intended as a guide for the demersal catching sector, regarding applicable UK and EU regulations concerning food safety.

April 2005Download PDF

The Good Practice Guide for Nephrops Fishermen

Seafish and Seafood Scotland

This booklet has been produced for fishermen who are engaged in the capture of nephrops from fisheries around the UK and the EU. The booklet is intended as a guide for the nephrops catching sector, regarding applicable UK and EU regulations concerning food safety. It has been compiled in accordance with the recommendations as prescribed in Regulation 852/2004/EC on the Hygiene of Foodstuffs (Articles 7 and 8) which provide for the development of national guides to good hygiene practice. Primarily fishermen, but also food businesses and industry stakeholders, can use these guides as an aid to compliance with food safety regulations.

April 2005Download PDF

The Good Practice Guide for Pelagic Fishermen

Seafish and Seafood Scotland

This booklet has been produced for fishermen who are engaged in the capture of pelagic species from fisheries around the UK and the EU. The booklet is intended as a guide for the pelagic catching sector, regarding applicable UK and EU regulations concerning food safety. It has been compiled in accordance with the recommendations as prescribed in Regulation 852/2004/EC on the Hygiene of Foodstuffs (Articles 7 and 8) which provide for the development of national guides to good hygiene practice. Primarily fishermen, but also food businesses and industry stakeholders, can use these guides as an aid to compliance with food safety regulations.

April 2005Download PDF

Good Manufacturing Practice: Guidelines for Nephrops Fishermen

M. Myers, J. Combes

These guidelines provide advice to Nephrop fishermen on good manufacturing practice (G.M.P.). Their purpose is to help fishermen to comply with food law and to secure a better return for their products. This includes ensuring food safety, maximizing product quality and meeting the needs of the market. Whilst these guidelines contain helpful technical information some of the legislative content may now be out of date.

April 2004Download PDF

Specifications for the purchase of fish

Quality Assurance Department

The prime benefit of using written specifications is that a business can clearly describe its requirements in a manner that avoids ambiguity and aids comprehension. A second benefit is that a valid contract can be formed between purchaser and supplier in which there is documentary evidence of intent in the event of a dispute. The objective of this publication is to provide businesses, which trade in fish with a broad selection of purchase specifications, encompassing all the main types of fish products. It is intended that each specification is comprehensive and appropriate for use as the basis of a contract.

2003Download PDF