The Seafood Products Association is located in Seattle, Washington. The SPA staff provides seafood processors with analytical testing and consulting services as well as operates the unique cooperative effort between FDA and salmon processors who are committed to maintaining seafood safety and wholesomeness: the Salmon Control Plan.
Under the Salmon Control Plan, the SPA provides organoleptic examination of seafood products and its staff is recognized around the world as experts in determining the wholesomeness and safety of seafood. Our staff also provides training to individuals in seafood processing companies who handle the samples used for testing, as well as provide seafood examination services for both regulatory compliance and domestic and foreign marketing purposes.
New catch limits set for 32 fish stocks New Zealand
The commercial tarakihi (Nemadactylus macropterus) catch in the fisheries areas off the east coast of the North and South Islands is to be reduced by 20 per cent in an effort to rebuild the depleted stock.