Seafood Food Safety Scheme Accreditation - Bivalve Molluscs - South Australia

Description

You will need accreditation to harvest or grow bivalve molluscs for human consumption.

Bivalve molluscs are seafood and include:

  • oysters
  • mussels
  • scallops
  • pipis
  • cockles.

You will need to hold an aquaculture of fishery licence to authorise the farming or taking of bivalve molluscs before you obtain accreditation to harvest or grow bivalve molluscs for human consumption.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To obtain this accreditation you will need to:

  • hold an aquaculture or fishery licence authorising the farming or taking of bivalve molluscs
  • only source product from classified and monitored waters
  • have an approved food safety program
  • have the food safety program audited as required
  • comply with the seafood food safety standards, including standards relating to contamination, handling, storage, transportation, premises and equipment.
Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

One year

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $554.00 Application fee
Apply Licence All $238.00

Administration fee

Apply Licence All - Activity based fees may apply and will vary depending on your circumstances.

Application process

Apply

Please lodge your completed application with supporting documentation and fee payment with the agency.

Transfer

Accreditation cannot be transferred

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Food Safety General Enquiries

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Operating address: 25 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1671
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8429 0837
Email: pirsa.foodsafety@sa.gov.au
Website: Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (Opens in new window)

Supporting information