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International Association of Fish Inspectors (IAFI)
www.iafi.net

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Address:
1568 Merivale Road
Box 225
Ottawa, ON K2G 5Y7
Canada

Tel.: +1-(0)613-726 77 78
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Abstract:
The International Association of Fish Inspectors brings together Fish Inspectors and those that have an interest in this fascinating field from different countries and backgrounds - government, the fish and seafood harvesting, processing and marketing industries, academia, public and private organizations and other diverse disciplines to provide them opportunities to:

  • exchange information, ideas and methodologies for fish, seafood and associated products inspection, quality management and fish/seafood processing technology;
  • foster interaction, understanding and professional collaboration among individuals, organizations and governments for the purpose of facilitating the global export and import of fish, seafood and associated products and their consumption;
  • contribute to discussions and analysis of current fish/seafood inspection and control systems, regulatory regimes and fish/seafood processing infrastructure and suggest ways and means to improve fish, seafood and associated product quality and safety inspection and mitigate risk of fish/seafood origin consumer illness;
  • disseminate knowledge about fish, seafood and associated products inspection and methodologies employed;
    encourage development of global fish, seafood and associated products products standards and new fish/seafood inspection systems, methodologies and technologies;
  • promote advancement of the state-of-the-art in research and education on fish/seafood inspection and control systems and risk analysis and their integration into everyday application;
  • provide services to its members to assist them in developing their careers as fish/seafood inspectors; and
  • provide fish, seafood and associated product inspection, quality management and fish/seafood processing technology consultative, inspection and audit services to individuals and organizations.

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