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`Shellfish microbiology (advice and inspection). (Replaced by FC0724 & FC0718, 4/93).` - FC0701

Description
Non R&D

Summary Objectives:-
Provide scientific advice and disseminate information to various bodies including DoH, Local Authorities and to industry on shellfish hygiene matters. Ensure purification plants are effective and comply with regulations.

Key customer purpose:-
Ensure MAFF discharges statutory responsibilities and provides sound scientific advice and policy guidance on matters concerned with public health problems arising from shellfish consumption.
Objective
1. To provide scientific advice and disseminate information on shellfish hygiene matters (via Headquarters or directly) to Local Authorities (EHOs), Sea Fisheries Committees, the NRA, the Department of Health, the European Commission and other interested parties. 2. To ensure that purification plants used by the industry are effective and comply with regulations.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1993

Cost: £74,909
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture