This document specifies requirements for labels to be used on distribution units (boxes, cartons, bags, etc.), and logistic units (pallets, cages, trolleys, etc.) for fishery and aquaculture products, ensuring uniform labels with human readable text and bar codes using a common data set, thereby fulfilling EU regulations and facilitating traceability.
NOTE Other labelling systems could also address European regulatory requirements.
This document does not address the exchange of any information by means other than the use of labels
The technologies referred to in this document are examples of methods that are suitable to provide product traceability.
This document does not cover requirements on the labelling or marking of consumer packaging but aims to ensure that the necessary information for consumer packaging labelling or marking is available through the supply chain.