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Laws and regulations

Photo: The Norwegian Seafood Export Council, Tom Haga.

The most important legislative acts within the scope of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority’s responsibility for ensuring safe and healthy seafood are the food act, the animal welfare act and the food safety and veterinary act. Read more

Photo: Photo: Norwegian Seafood Export Council.

The hygiene legislation package is a major element in the consolidation of EU legislation relating to food safety, which Norway implemented in 2009. In addition, Norway has a Quality Regulation relating to fish and fishery products. Read more