FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION – Fish Hazards and Controls: More than a Fish Story

June 7, 2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Americans consumed nearly 16 pounds of fish per person in 2009.

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Helping to keep seafood safe is a guide little known outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the seafood industry: “FDA’s Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance.”

The “Hazards Guide,” as it is popularly called, plays a key role in keeping contaminated seafood off American dinner plates.

Learn more about this guide and how it protects the public at


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