Safety and sustainability have been the central values of companies in the Italian seafood industry for many years tracing a 360° perspective including safety for consumers, and sustainability to ensure that these products will continue to be available. Safety and sustainability extend across the entire sector’s production operations to the final product put to market.
Everyday, Italian companies carry out some 2.8 million analyses to self-check their products and services. This adds up to more than 1 billion per year. This system sits at the forefront of Europe with a total of 720,000 inspections from relevant authorities annually.
Companies operating in seafood, like other establishments which work with animal-based products, are also subject to controls enacted on the part of public veterinarians. Food safety also includes the ways in which products are conserved, and used.