page has been developed to support food business operators
(FBOs) involved in bivalve purification and depuration
operations in the UK.
As Library Guides are quick-response, semi-formal products
they will occasionally contain errors which we will seek
to correct. The information contained in them is for Guidance
only and we cannot be held responsible for decisions made
using the Guides.
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Library Guide Page
January 2017 - see this Seafish
this Seafish webpage on Bivalve
Product Testing Guidance
Toxin testing (Scotland) - click
(Northern Ireland) guide and leaflet on EPT for toxins for shellfish
growers, harvesters and processors - click
Guidance on Microbial testing/traditional quality control - click
designs for Purification Systems - click
from the FAO
Shucking - model
of Ozone - Seafish record
sheets and CEFAS technical
webpage contains a large number of useful documents including
manufacturing practice guidelines - Live
Guidance note - Classification
of shellfish harvesting areas
Guidance note - Reuse
of seawater for purification systems
webpage on Shellfish
Purification and related inspection and approval activities.
The CEFAS website also has some excellent information on
has a YouTube channel with more than 100 video programmes available.
There are some videos of interest to shellfish
farmers and harvesters, plus a set of 3 videos on biotoxins
available via the Scallop Processors page below.