Packaging is an important part of any seafood product. It protects the product from damage and contamination, and is the first thing a consumer sees on the shelf. It's also important that seafood packaging doesn't produce unnecessary waste; not only is this poor environmental practice, but it's also a waste of money and resources.
The legislation in this section deals with three distinct areas:
Waste and by-product legislation deals not just with waste minimisation, but with the disposal of waste. Some forms of waste, particularly animal by-products, maybe only be disposed of in approved facilities.