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Sanitation Monitoring for Seafood Processors

ID

AREC-163NP

Authors as Published

Abigail Villalba, Extension Specialist, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center,
Michael Jahncke, Professor/Director, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center,
Farah Monis, EHS, Shellfish Specialist, Virginia Department of Health, Division of Shellfish Sanitation
Sarah Good, Food Technical Specialist, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Courtney Mickiewicz, Tidewater Regional Manager, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Danielle Schools, Plant Program Manager, Virginia Department of Health, Division of Shellfish Sanitation

    JPG, Sanitation Monitoring for Seafood Processors

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 Seafood processors must practice strict sanitary procedures to reduce contamination sources, thus providing consumers with high quality, wholesome foods. A routine sanitation monitoring program in place demonstrates that processors are actively maintaining a sanitary environment during processing. Documenting the results of these sanitation conditions demonstrate compliance with existing federal, state and local requirements. The following are answers to frequently asked questions related to the monitoring of the 8 key sanitation areas required for the sale of seafood products under the Seafood HACCP regulation.

Rights


Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Date

January 26, 2016