The United States revised the commodity specifications of Pacific frozen seafood
By: Date: 2022-07-14 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
On July 7, 2022, the U.S. Department of agriculture (USDA) issued the revised commodity specifications for frozen seafood from the Pacific. This standard specifies the terms and definitions, specification requirements, raw material requirements, production and processing methods, metal detection, freezing state, packaging and storage, label identification, product quality assurance and other requirements related to Pacific grouper (sea bass) fillets, Pacific salmon fillets, Pacific pink shrimp. The main revisions include:as for specifications, the weight of Pacific grouper fillets should be 2.0 ounces to 7.0 ounces, and the weight of Pacific cod fillets should be 3.0 ounces to 7.0 ounces. For transport containers, they should be sealed by strapping, tape or gluing. When strapping is used, the initial seal (usually the bottom of the container) should be fixed by gluing or tape. As for the product label, the label of the 2-pound package should include at least one color except black and white, excluding the package color.