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Ensuring the Safety and Quality of Imported Seafood

With the global demand for seafood on the rise, particularly from China, questions have arisen about the safety and quality of imported fish. China, a major seafood exporter, faces scrutiny over its aquaculture practices, including concerns about antibiotic use and subpar farming methods. While these worries are valid, it's important to note that not all fish from China are unsafe. The country has responded by implementing stricter regulations and improving food safety standards, cracking down on illegal fishing. To ensure safety, consumers can choose reputable suppliers adhering to stringent quality controls and responsible farming techniques. Opting for fish from countries with robust regulations, such as the United States, Canada, or Norway, adds an extra layer of assurance for consumers. By staying informed and making conscious choices, consumers can enjoy seafood that is both safe and responsibly sourced.

Seafood is a highly perishable commodity, with strict regulations and guidelines to ensure the supply of safe and sustainable products to market. No matter where your service supports the supply chain, Intertek's Seafood Solutions can offer you a complete solution to tackle the unique challenges you face.


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