Fishery products and live bivalve molluscs approval
30 December 2014
Lists of premises that handle or process fishery products and live bivalve molluscs, approved under European Union Regulation 853/2004.
Premises that handle or process fishery products and live bivalve molluscs must be approved under European Union Regulation 853/2004.
In Regulation 853/2004 fishery products are defined as:
all seawater or freshwater animals (except for live bivalve molluscs, live echinoderms, live tunicates and live marine gastropods, and all mammals, reptiles and frogs) whether wild or farmed and including all edible forms, parts and products of such animals.
In Regulation 853/2004 bivalve molluscs are defined as:
filter feeding lamellibranch molluscs
However, in addition to bivalve molluscs the regulations apply the same conditions to tunicates, echinoderms and marine gastropods, setting criteria for production areas, harvesting, transportation, relaying and purification.
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