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Fish Packing and Processing Establishments Regulations.

Country/Territory
Malta
Document type
Regulation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Fish products Molluscs Crustaceans Processing/handling Hygiene/sanitary procedures Standards Packaging/labelling Authorization/permit Treated food
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Abstract

According to thse regulations, a licence granted by the Minister responsible for fishing and aquaculture is compulsory to keep a fish packaging or processing establishment. In addition, no premises shall be used as a fish packing or processing establishment unless such premises have been licensed for that use. The Minister shall grant the licences hereby envisaged only if the hygienic and safety requirements prescribed by these regulations are met by the applicant. Fish, whether fresh or frozen, which are to be used for processing must fulfill the conditions established by regulation 13. The Fourth Schedule attached lays down standards for cooked crustacean and molluscan shellfish products.

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