Manuals and guidelines for seafood processing

Manuals and guidelines for food safety in the fish and seafood industries, including using fish names in packaging, mercury certification, fish product recall, biotoxin test methods and more.

Fish species names for packaging and labelling

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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
Procedures for Selecting NZ Common Fish Names and Approved Foreign Fish Names
Notice

Mercury Certification

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Mercury Certification Guide
Guidance

Marine biotoxins – Releasing fish that was detained or recalled

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Release of Fish or Fish Product Detained or Recalled for Marine Biotoxin Reasons Guide
Guidance

MPI's Seafood Safety guidelines and manuals

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Further Processing further processing high-pressure processing – Guidance document
Guidance
Operational Code: Official Assurances Programme - Animal Products
Official Assurance Programme
A Guide for the Validation and Approval of New Marine Biotoxin Test Methods
Guidance
Guidelines for Verification of Cleaning Programmes
Guidance
Regulated Control Scheme for Limited Processing Fishing Vessels - Operator Guidelines
Guidance
Application of annual levies to primary processors of fish and bivalve molluscan shellfish
Guidance
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