Labelling requirements for export fish

Fish and fish products for export have specific labelling requirements.

Correct fish names needed

Exporters of fish and fish products need to meet the labelling and naming requirements of the export destination country.  Fish products must also follow the labelling requirements set out in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

Changing or adding an approved fish name

MPI works together with the New Zealand Seafood Standards Council to approve fish names. You can change or add a New Zealand common fish name or an approved foreign fish name by applying to MPI.

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