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2.3 Product Labeling by Species and Area of Capture

Initially Adopted

  • October 18, 2016

Gear Type(s)

All Gear Types

Processors, traders, importers, transporters, marketers and others involved in the seafood industry shall on all product labeling or through a publicly available web-based traceability system by product, for all branded tuna products:

  1. Identify all species of tuna contained in the product; and
  2. Identify ocean of capture for the tuna contained in the product.
  3. For an ISSF Participating Company, this measure applies only to the branded products of that company.
  4. This measure will apply to all product labeling as of January 1, 2018.