Proof positive that good things do come in small packages” said Sean Murphy, Editor for SeafoodSource.com

“Proof positive that good things do come in small packages” said Sean Murphy, Editor for SeafoodSource.com

March 18, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts USA – During day 3 of Seafood Expo/Seafood Processing North America, Sean Murphy – Editor for SeafoodSource.com – and his production crew went to Vitsab USA’s booth to learn more about their innovative L5-8 Seafood TTI Smart Label featured at this year’s event.  The L5-8 perfectly meets the FDA’s 2011 Fish and Fishery Product Hazard Guide’s regulation for ROP (reduced oxygen packaging). The goal is to confirm shipments of fresh seafood in ROP are delivered to their destinations without exposure to increased temperature over time, which could result in C Bot toxin.

“There have been new FDA regulations since 2011 that this is made for” said Sean during the interview.  The regulation was written in 2011 and has started to be enforced during investigations since the summer of 2013. This is all about shipping fresh seafood responsibly, to ensure the person consuming the product is not in danger of botulism.  Many companies are now using the L5-8 on all fresh seafood being shipped; taking a stand as a leader in fresh seafood safety.  Seafood buyers are now requiring an L5-8 on every package of fresh seafood purchased; so their customers’ are confident in the buyer’s fresh seafood offerings.

See the full interview below:

Source for the interview

 

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