Book preview: ‘Food Safety in the Seafood Industry’

February 23, 2016

Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wrote stern warning letters to about 60 U.S. seafood processors and fish importers. In carefully drafted American legalize, such warnings to those in the fish and fish products industry are almost always over failures to comply with seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations.

For FDA, seafood safety seems to be a game of Whac-A-Mole as the agency will work for weeks bringing one seafood processor into compliance. The seafood HACCP is suppose to address each species of fish and fish product being produced. And in a industry where fish…