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Food Safety and Quality

Microplastics present in the oceans and inland waters are unintentionally ingested by a large number of aquatic animals of commercial value. These plastic particles are made of compounds such as polymers and additives that vary in their composition depending on ...
Microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture: status of knowledge on their occurrence and implications for aquatic organisms and food safety This technical paper aims to contribute to the stock taking of scientific knowledge available on microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture. It provides ...
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 ...
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