Approval for export to specific markets

QCRS maintains  a list of establishments approved to export to the EU Market (Download – Sept,2018 ). Licensed Fish processing factories independent Cold Stores are approved on request if they comply with specific food hygiene and food safety criteria required by EU. QCRS  verifies this by document control and on-site inspection and inform the competent authority of EU (DG Sante) about the updated Approval List.

Requirements for Approval:

  • Food Safety Management System shall be HACCP based and specifically it shall document
    • supplier control ensuring only the use of raw materials from fishing vessels and farms that are listed/approved for EU (traceability)
    • that specific microbial and chemical food safety criteria are addressed as appropriate
  • For export of products from aquaculture the establishment and all farms that supply raw materials shall participate in the NRMP
  • Previous inspection reports and status of any corrective action requests shall indicate that compliance with EU hygiene requirements are achieved.

Conditions for maintaining of Approval:

The establishment shall achieve and maintain Level A or Level B in inspection and HACCP audit in order to maintain the Approval for export to EU. The QCRS have established procedures to suspend or withdraw the Approval for export to EU if the establishments do not demonstrate compliance with requirements.

Reference:

  • EU Regulations (EC) 852/2004 and (EC) 853/2004, (EC) 2073/2005, (EC) 1881/2006, EU Directive 98/83/EC: eur-lex.europa.eu 
  •  Application Form for approved product list (Download form 3.1.1)

QCRS maintains a list of processing establishments (Download – Sept,2018)  allowed to export to Vietnam. Licensed Fish processing factories will be listed on request if they comply with specific food hygiene and food safety criteria required by Vietnam. QCRS will verify this by document control and on-site inspection and inform the competent authority of Vietnam (NAFIQAD) about the updated list.

Specific support documents required:

A Summary including:

  • Business name:
  • License number:
  • Address:
  • Products:
  • Production conditions (production chain and export)
  • Farming and processing areas:

Farming, harvesting, preparation and processing methods:

Feed handling and control measures applied in farming process:

Packing (labeling), transport and distribution methods:

  • Quality management systems applied:

The requested summary information shall be complete and in line with HACCP documentation on file.

Reference to: Myanmar Department of Fisheries Directive 8/2018

Reference: Circular 25/2010/TT-BNNTNT of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (of Vietnam) – Guiding on the Food Safety Control for imported Food Stuff

: Decree 15/2018 ND-CP


QCRS maintain a List of establishments (Download – Sept,2018) allowed to export to China. Licensed Fish processing factories will be listed on request if they comply with specific food hygiene and food safety criteria required by China. QCRS will verify this by document control and on-site inspection and inform the competent authority of China (CNCA, Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China) about the updated list.

Specific support documents required:

A Summary including:

  • Business name:
  • License number:
  • Address:
  • Products:
  • Production conditions
  • Type: PP-Processing Plant, CS- Cold Store, ZV-Freezing Vessel or transporting Vessel, FV-Factory Vessel, export
  • Remark : Aquaculture Products, BMS- Bivalve mollusks

The requested summary information shall be complete and in line with HACCP documentation on file. Reference: Myanmar Department of Fisheries Directive 8/2018

References from AQSIQ (The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China)

  • Decree 135, March 2010 of AQSIQ: Administrative Measure of Inspection, Quarantine and Supervision on Entry and Exit Aquatic Products
  • Decree145, May 2012 of AQSIQ: Administration measure for registration of Oversea manufacturer of import food.

QCRS will maintain a List of fish meal processing establishment allowed to export to China. Licensed fish meal processing factories will be listed on request if they comply with specific feed hygiene and feed safety criteria of China. QCRS will verify this by document control and on-site inspection and inform the competent authority of China (AQSIQ,   ) about the updated list.

Specific support documents required:

A Summary including:

  • Business name:
  • License number:
  • Address:
  • Products:
  • Species of raw material
  • The requested summary information shall be complete and in line with HACCP documentation on file.

References:

  • Myanmar Department of Fisheries Directive 8/2018.
  • Decree 118 of General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) on the Supervision and Management for the Inspection and Quarantine of Import and Export Feed and Feed Additive.
  • Ministry of Agriculture Decree 2, January 2014