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Fishery products are among the most extensively traded food commodities in the world. For this reason, and also owing to their perishable nature, most countries have strict regulations and border inspection procedures. Freshness, hygiene and packaging, as well as accompanying ...
The European market is the leading world market for fish and fishery products. It is also the first market to issue trade legislation for the protection of fish stocks, beginning in 1996 with EU Regulation 2406/1996: "Laying down common marketing ...
The primary mission of the Codex Alimentarius is to ensure safe, good food for everyone, everywhere. The C O D E X A L I M E N T A R I U S international food standards, guidelines and codes of ...
Background Climate change is expected to make the situation of sustainable fisheries governance even more urgent and critical. However, the full implications of climate change for international trade of fish and fishery products are not well known and require further study. ...
Introduction: IUU fishing and CDS systems Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is not a simple challenge. What act or action constitutes IUU fishing, and what does not? In general, IUU fishing is often complex, making it difficult to define. Owing ...

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