Manuals and guidelines for seafood processing

Find manuals and guidelines for fish and seafood food safety. This includes scientific species names for packing, mercury certification, seafood product recall, and various guidance documents.

MPI's Seafood Safety guidelines and manuals

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Application of annual levies to primary processors of fish and bivalve molluscan shellfish
Guidance
Guidance document: A guide for the validation and approval of new marine biotoxin test methods
Guidance
Guidance document: Further processing
Guidance
Guidelines for verification of cleaning programmes
Guidance
Operational Code: Official Assurances Programme – Animal Products
Official Assurance Programme
Regulated control scheme for limited processing fishing vessels: Operator guidelines
Guidance

Marine biotoxins – Releasing fish that was detained or recalled

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Guidance document: Release of fish or fish product detained or recalled for marine biotoxin reasons
Guidance

Mercury Certification

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Guidance document: Mercury certification
Guidance

Fish species names for packaging and labelling

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Guidance document: Procedures for selecting NZ common fish names and approved foreign fish names
Guidance
Application Form: Proposed amendment to the New Zealand list of scientific names of fish and/or the approved fish names list
Template
Application Form: Proposed amendment to the New Zealand list of scientific names of fish and/or the approved fish names list
Template
New Zealand list of scientific names of fish
Notice
Approved fish names list
Registers
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