Fishery products and live bivalve molluscs approval

Last updated:
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.

Fishery products

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.

Bivalve molluscs

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.

Contacts

If the content needs updating or you have an enquiry about the list please contact:

Food Standards Agency England
Approvals and Registrations Team
tel: 01904 232060
email: approvals@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk

Food Standards Agency Wales
Local Authority Delivery & Support
tel: 029 2067 8957
email: lasupportwales@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk

Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland
Local Authority Policy & Delivery
tel: 028 90 417700
email: executive.support@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk