Control of fish processing establishments in Singapore
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The Veterinary Public Health and Food Supply (VPHFS) Division of the Primary Production Department (PPD) is the government agency responsible for the inspection and licensing control of all fish processing establishments in Singapore. This paper reviews the current status of the fish processing industry in Singapore and the inspection and auditing approaches adopted by PPD to ensure the wholesomeness and public health safety of fish and fishery products for human consumption as well as to meet the health and sanitary requirements of the importing countries in respect of the plants export and premises. The application of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) concept to the fish processing establishments is also discussed.
Chew, S.-P., & Chiew, K.-T. (1997). Control of fish processing establishments in Singapore. In K. K. Hooi, L. K. Low, & P. Y. Lim (Eds.), Proceedings of the seminar on the advances in fish processing technology in Southeast Asia in relation to quality management, Singapore, 29 October - 1 November 1996 (pp. 68-71). Singapore: Marine Fisheries Research Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.