Seafood product integrity is of the utmost importance to Seafish and the seafood industry.
What is seafood product integrity?
A product has integrity if it meets market and consumer expectations. This means it has not been adversely affected by natural events or deliberate acts that undermine the weight, composition, format, safety, legality, quality or provenance of the product.
Product integrity risks can ultimately undermine the reputation
of seafood as a safe, healthy and nutritious product. Whether
business to business or business to consumer, ensuring product
integrity at every point in the supply chain is
Our work in this area is focussed on ensuring businesses have access to information which outlines product integrity risks and how these can be avoided and managed.
Seafish aims to keep ahead of the curve through horizon scanning; a process which systematically investigates the evidence for future trends and their implications. This work supports and prepares industry, as well helping the sector to understand the implications and opportunities for action.
Priority risks are subject to deep review, which investigate the key drivers, major industry impacts arising and suggests a response from Seafish and the industry.
To read the Seafish review of Product Integrity, please click here
Seafish product integrity resources
We are developing a series of factsheets and guides on product integrity for seafood businesses, covering the main areas where seafood products may be affected. Further guides will be available soon.
Product integrity and legal requirements
All businesses need to be sure that their products are legally compliant. Our Regulation team produces guidance on the legal requirements around product integrity.