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Hygiene and safety

Photo: The Norwegian Seafood Export Council.

The National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) has carried out analyses to determine the content of drug residues and other undesirable substances in farmed fish for over a decade. Read more

Since 1994, the National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) has been systematically monitoring the safety of seafood from the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. Read more

Photo: The National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research.

A zoonosis is any infectious disease that can be transmitted between animals and humans. In Norwegian seafood there are a few potential zoonoses of concern. Read more

Photo: Tom Haga (c) Norwegian Seafood Export Council.

Traceability is the ability to trace the history, application or location of an entity by means of recorded information (ISO 8402:1994). In the food chain, traceability means the ability to trace and follow a food, feed, food producing animal or substance through all stages of production and distribution. Read more