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By J. B. Luten, J. Oehlenschlager, G. Olafsdottir

During this booklet scientists from a variety of disciplines, yet all companions within the fishery chain, tackle the real problems with caliber labelling, tracking and traceability of fish. The complexity of the ecu fishery area, the attitudes in the direction of caliber labelling GMP and the wishes for caliber info are offered. The development of enforcing traceability (schemes) from seize to client is roofed. Fishermen supply their view on GMP on board in their vessels. New instruments for measuring the standard of the trap and the adventure with caliber grading of the landed fish by means of QIM are defined. realization is paid to modern advancements of E-commerce of fish through auctions. the chances of mixing numerous instrumental equipment for measuring fish caliber are highlighted. more than a few contributions on labelling structures, business criteria, awards and certification systems for the standard of fish are incorporated. an summary on patron examine on fish in Europe is gifted. moreover papers conceal consumer's responses to clean fish, the evaluate of a promoting crusade for seafood intake and consumer's reviews in the direction of farmed fish, overall healthiness and foodstuff security. the consequences of caliber labels for the shoppers and the effect on their paying for determination method are addressed. papers discussing labelling, rate and packaging as worth symptoms and the product differentiation for shellfish entire the booklet

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So most of the fish flow is channelled through them. • Processors, excluding the fish they import, may use part of the fresh fish chain to get their raw material supply. Perceived needs for quality information in the fish distribution chain A survey consulting the various industry sectors’ representatives in each country was carried out. The aim of the survey was to find out the fish sector opinion and perceived Labelling, Monitoring and Traceability 51 B. Pérez-Villarreal and X. Aboitiz needs for information on fish quality at the distribution chain points where they buy or sell fish (the ‘transaction points’).

These properties are related to the quality of fish and different techniques are available to monitor changes in fish, especially changes related to the onset of spoilage. Combination of a number of measures obtained by different methodologies and a standardized sensory assessment method for fish could provide the support for a fish quality label. In November 1998 the Concerted Action “Fish Quality Labelling and Monitoring” (CA-FQLM) (FAIR PL98-4174) project, financed by the European Commission, started.

As for imports, there are no great differences in import volumes of each country, the exception being Germany with the biggest volume. However, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Italy and France import similar amounts, but slightly higher in Spain. Figure 2. 200 tones - distributed in % (source: European commission Statistical Bulletin Web). Labelling, Monitoring and Traceability 45 B. Pérez-Villarreal and X. Aboitiz Figure 3. 800 ECU - distributed in % (source: European commission Statistical Bulletin Web).

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