Third Party-Certifications in Aquaculture
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Roan, Emily, Joshua Patterson, Matthew DiMaggio, and Roy Yanong. 2021. “Third Party-Certifications in Aquaculture”. EDIS 2021 (3), 8. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fa233-2021.

Abstract

This publication provides information on common third-party certification programs for aquaculture products, mostly those intended for human consumption. The goal of this document is to increase consumer awareness and understanding of what commonly observed third-party certification labels signify. Includes some discussion of certification programs for ornamentals and baitfish.

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fa233-2021
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