Stores (cold and dry) for seafood

Stand-alone operators who store seafood before it is exported must meet specific requirements, depending on the market.

The cold and dry storage of animal products is classified as secondary processing under the Animal Products Act 1999.

Learn about requirements for cold and dry stores and the code of practice (COP) for them:

Temperature control of stored seafood

The requirements for fish and shellfish are the same as for other animal products, except for some specific temperature requirements for storing seafood.

These are described in the COP for cold and dry stores:

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