Council regulations EC, 1224/2009, requires that all lots of fisheries and aquaculture products shall be traceable at all stages of production, processing and distribution, from catching or harvesting to retail stage.
Failing to meet these requirements can have a serious impact on your business. In addition to the legal requirements, key players in the seafood industry also found that logistics and operating costs currently account for up to 15 %
of seafood sales value.
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) is an organization in which the national standards committees of 33 European countries jointly develop standards. CEN is working in the working group TC225 / WG4 (applications of automatic identification) on a standard for the labeling of distribution units and pallets in the trade of fish and fishery products.