The Seafood Products Association is located in Seattle, Washington. The SPA staff provides seafood processors with analytical testing and consulting services as well as operates the unique cooperative effort between FDA and salmon processors who are committed to maintaining seafood safety and wholesomeness: the Salmon Control Plan.
Under the Salmon Control Plan, the SPA provides organoleptic examination of seafood products and its staff is recognized around the world as experts in determining the wholesomeness and safety of seafood. Our staff also provides training to individuals in seafood processing companies who handle the samples used for testing, as well as provide seafood examination services for both regulatory compliance and domestic and foreign marketing purposes.
Korean octopus imports continue to rise South Korea
Frozen Octopus Imports/Amount Increase
By July 2022, 724,699 tons of seafood were imported, of which 1,497 tons, or 0.21%, were imported for frozen octopus.
In 2021, the previous year, 1,019 ton...
Costa Rica Finally Passes Tuna Reform Law Costa Rica
After three years of being bounced around between two sets of representatives from congress, the Tuna reform law finally became law. There are two parts of the law which are important to the sport fis...