Aquaculture group to extend processing standards –

Aquaculture group to extend processing standards Published:  27 July, 2007

THE Global Aquaculture Alliance has announced that it is revising its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards for processing plants.

While the original BAP processing standards applied only to shrimp-processing facilities, the changes and additions reflected in the revised drafts will apply for certifications of plants that process all types of farmed fish and shellfish.

For more information and to comment on the content of the revised draft files go to is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish FISHupdate magazine, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.