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Topic Page is mostly about bivalve purification training
and includes information on other shellfish issues such as scallop
shellfish such as mussels and oysters are required to be purified
before they are sold unless they are harvested from Class A Waters.
Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy provide information and
training to employers and employees involved in the harvesting,
purification, handling and trading of bivalve shellfish.
Training Centres - there are two shellfish training centres
in the UK. The Scottish Shellfish Training Centre and the Southern
Shellfish Training Centre.
are two trade associations that cover these activities. The Shellfish
Association of Great Britain (SAGB)
and the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers (ASSG).
Courses and qualifications
programmes and information on qualifications etc can be found below:
operations, inspections and HACCP courses are all
joint awards between Seafish and REHIS.
detail is provided in our Bivalve
Training Brochure and this leaflet on fish
and shellfish industry skills qualifications.
Course - 2 day Shellfish
Hygiene in Purification Centres - a course for EHOs and others,
approved by the Food Standards Agency.
Bivalve Issues and Information
(Bivalves) leaflet - click
designs for Purification Systems - click
Guide from Seafish.
and approval guide from
guide from the FAO
Guide for Bivalve Purification Operators - click
and general information
Responsible Sourcing guides - includes Mussels, Scallops,